§ Sir J. POWER
asked the President of the Board of Trade the financial results of the zinc concentrates contract during the year ended 31st March, 1927; and what result is anticipated during the present year?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
The financial results of the zinc concentrates contract for the year ended 31st March, 1927, cannot be stated at present. The trading accounts are in course of preparation and will be laid before Parliament in due course. It is anticipated that the accounts for both the past year and the current financial year will show a loss of between £500,000 and £600,000 in each year.