§ 23. Mr. Ellis Smith
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has considered the letter from Mr. J. W. Bell, of 40, Coronation Street, Victoria, Australia, dealing with the exploitation of the Yampi Sound and Blythe River iron-ore deposits and asking if negotiations are taking place to enable a company to mine and ship a million tons of iron ore per year to Japan; and what was the nature of the reply sent to Mr. Bell?
§ The President of the Board of Trade (Mr. Oliver Stanley)
Yes, Sir. The letter to which the hon. Member refers has been considered, and I am sending him a copy of the reply sent to Mr. Bell.