§ Mr. LAMBERT
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he can state how far the present excessive cost of necessaries of life is caused by a shortage of supply or by an inflation of the currency; and whether a statement showing the supply of wheat, meat, wool, cotton, hides, and timber in pre-war years and the present year can be given?
§ Sir A. GEDDES
issued the following information, as promised in his reply to the above Question on Monday, 10th November:
Estimated Production in 1919 of Wheat, Cotton and Wool so far as particulars are available.