HC Deb 27 March 1911 vol 23 c901

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the Government intend to take any action during the present Session of Parliament with the object of giving effect to the recommendations made in the Majority Report of the Royal Commission on Canals; and, if so, what measures the Government propose to adopt?

The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. Buxton)

I cannot hold out any hope of legislation on this subject during the present Session.