§ Mr. FIELD
asked the number of loose leaf binders supplied to His Majesty's Stationery Office since the passing of the new Fair-Wage Clause in March, 1909, the total amount for the work mentioned, the date of tender forms and number of item, the name of the contractor and where the work was executed, the date of publishing the name and address of the successful contractor on the Stationery Office frame and "Board of Trade Gazette"?
§ Mr. MASTERMAN
The approximate number of loose leaf binders supplied by546W His Majesty's Stationary Office to the public service since March, 1906, is 6,350, costing about £5,850. Being proprietary articles they do not form the subject of any contract, but are bought of the respective makers, according to the particular requirements of the Department for whom they are supplied. No tender forms are therefore issued.