§ The following question stood upon the Order Paper:
§ 51. Lieut.-Commander ASTBURY
to ask the President of the Board of Trade, having regard to the failure of the negotiations with the Japanese Government, what action he intends to take to deal with the growing menace of Japanese competition in the textile trades?
§ Lieut.-Commander ASTBURY
Owing to the statement made by the President of the Board of Trade in the House on Monday last, I beg leave to withdraw this question.