§ 11. Mr. T. WILLIAMS
asked the President of the Board of Trade the names of the organisations representative of trade generally which he proposes to consult before coming to any decision with regard to the abrogation of international treaties by which Great Britain and other Powers are precluded from granting preferences in certain Colonies?
§ Mr. RUNCIMAN
As at present advised I propose to consult the Association of British Chambers of Commerce, the Federation of British Industries, the Chamber of Shipping, the Liverpool Steamship Owners' Association and certain individual chambers of commerce and other bodies which are more particularly interested in this matter.