§ 13. Mr. LIDDALL
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that in the first 10 months of this year 681 tons of pumps were imported as compared with 303 tons in the same period of last year; and if he can furnish an estimate of the amount of employment lost through the importation of pumps, the value of which, so far this year, has been £146,474?
§ Mr. RUNCIMAN
I am aware of the figures referred to but regret that the available information is not sufficient to enable me to answer the last part of the question.