§ 19. Mr. RAFFAN
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has received an application for the imposing of a duty on imported lead pencils; and, if so, can he give the date of the application and say what decision he has arrived at in connection therewith?
§ 22. Mr. C. WHITE
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he can state whether he has received an application for the imposing of a duty on imported brushes and brushware; and, if so, will he give the date when that application was received and say if the same is to be referred to a Committer for investigation?
§ Sir P. LLOYD-GREAME
My right hon. Friend has previously pointed out that he does not think it desirable to give information regarding the nature or scope of any particular complaint received by the Board of Trade until it is referred to a Committee.