§ MR. FELL (Great Yarmouth)
I bog to ask the Secretary to the Admiralty if the Admiralty has placed an order for about 100,000 black silk scarves with the firm of Messrs. J. and T. Brocklehurst, Limited, silk manufacturers, of Macclesfield, and, if so, was this order offered to public or limited tender, and was the lowest tender accepted.
§ MR. LAMBERT
An order for 75,000 scarves was placed with this firm. Eleven firms were invited to tender. The lowest tender for a suitable sample was accepted.