§ Colonel ROPNER
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he can now state when a Bill to give British shipping the benefits of the Convention on limitation of shipowners' liability will be introduced?
§ Mr. RUNCIMAN
A Bill to give effect to this Convention and that on maritime mortgages and liens is being prepared. Difficult questions have arisen, and while1066W the work of preparation is being actively pursued, 1 am not in a position to say when the Bill will be introduced.