§ Mr. W. GRAHAM
The total cost to the Exchequer, up to date, of the statutory committees to which the hon. Member refers has been since their inception approximately £40,000. The proportion of this cost which is attributable to committees set up by the present Government is £ As regards the last part of the question, two of these committees which were set up under the Dyestuffs (Import Regulation) Act, 1920, will lapse in January next in the absence of special provision for their continuance.
§ Mr. CAMPBELL
Is it likely that any of these committees will ever be in a position to issue a report or come to any decision?