§ 51. Sir J. HASLAM
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if his attention has been drawn to the fact that at least one of His Majesty's Colonies has declined to put into operation the policy agreed upon at Ottawa despite the protest of the Secretary of State for the Colonies; and will he take steps in his forthcoming Budget to exclude the Colony in question from the benefits of Imperial Preference?
§ Mr. HORE-BELISHA
As stated yesterday by my right hon. Friend the Colonial Secretary, the Government of Ceylon have been informed that this matter will have to be considered in connection with the forthcoming Budget.
§ 68 and 69. Mr. PARKINSON
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state (1) the value of manufactured goods exported from this country to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, respectively, since the Ottawa Agreements came into operation to the end of February, 1933;
(2) the value of produce imported from Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, respectively, since the Ottawa Agreements came into operation to the end of February, 1933?
§ The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. Runciman)
I regret that the desired information is not available, as particulars of the aggregate trade of the United Kingdom with individual countries are compiled in respect of quarterly periods only, and particulars of the aggregate exports of manufactured goods to individual countries are compiled in respect of calendar years only.