HC Deb 22 June 1921 vol 143 c1369

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps have been taken to give effect to the recommendations of the Third Report of the Committee on Public Accounts, 1920, in referring to the dual capacity of officers of the Department under which he may allot contracts either to himself or to a firm in which he is materially interested?


I am sending the hon. Member a copy of the Treasury Circular to public Departments following on the recommendation of the Public Accounts

1918. 1919. 1920. 1921.
Beer—Standard Barrel 3,525,531 3,454,607 6,439,139 5,793,733
Spirits, Proof—Gallon 3,271,000 3,766,000 6,363,000 4,436,000
Wine—Gallon 2,929,000 4,795,000 5,565,000 2,838,000
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