§ 11. Mr. HANNON
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is now in a position to state the date of the.
§ made are-lamp carbons exported to foreign countries during the years 1923, 1924, and the first quarter of 1925, and the quantities and values of arc-lamp carbons imported during the same periods?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE - LISTER
The answer contains tables of figures, and my hon. Friend will perhaps agree to their being circulated in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the answer:
§ introduction of the Merchandise Marks Bill, following upon the recommendations of the Departmental Committee presided over by Sir Harry Greer which reported to Parliament in 1921?11
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
I regret that I am unable to make a statement on this matter.
§ Mr. HANNON
Has not this matter been hanging over for a very long period, and would the right hon. Gentleman consider the importance to the country of his being able to make a statement in the near future?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER:
There are many other important matters which will be the subject of legislation; obviously, it would be impossible for one Department to monopolise the whole time of the House.