21. Lieut.-Colonel SANDEMAN ALLEN
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will consider amending the provisions of the Merchant Shipping Acts, 1894 to 1906, with regard to grain cargoes in bulk on foreign ships by increasing the maximum penalty thereunder for offences dealt with summarily?
Lieut.-Colonel Sir A. LAMBERT WARD (Lord of the Treasury)
I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the reply which my right hon. Friend gave to the hon. Member for Durham East on the 15th May last.