§ Colonel ENGLAND
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether, for the information of British traders, he will ascertain in how many instances during the 12 months ending June, 1926, the India Store Department has accepted the tenders of firms other than British for the requirements of the Government of India?
§ Earl WINTERTON
Following are the particulars asked far, for the year ended the 30th June, 1926:
Tenders from firms other than British 156 Tenders from British firms, or agents, for foreign goods 433 589 Total number of contracts placed by the Department during this period 8,891