§ Mr. CAIRNS
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Munitions if he is aware of tenders being asked for from Bradford, Nottingham, Norwich, Bristol, Preston, Manchester, Glasgow, Dublin, and Westminster in connection with 1,214,709 yards of surplus cloth, serge, and tweed; if so, will he explain why tenders have not been asked for from Newcastle-on-Tyne; and whether the whole country will be allowed to tender?1061W
§ Mr. KELLAWAY
My hon. Friend has been misinformed. The whole country has been invited by advertisements in the public Press and otherwise to tender for the surplus cloth referred to.