§ Major Milner
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will give particulars of the quota defaults under the Cinematograph Films Act of 1927 which have taken place during the three years prior to the latest convenient date?
§ Captain Wallace
The total number of renters' quota defaults in the three last renters' quota years was 30. The total number of exhibitors' defaults during the last three exhibitors' quota years was 668. Following is a statement indicating the number of defaults in each of these years:
Defaults by Renters and. Exhibitors in the three latest Quota Years. Renters. Year ended. Statutory Quota. Number of Defaults. Per cent. 31.3.35 17½ 6 31.3.36 20 14 31.3.37 20 10
Exhibitors. Year ended. Statutory Quota. Number of Full Year Defaults. Number of Part Year Defaults. Total number of Defaults. Per cent. 30.9.34 15 89 90 179 30.9.35 15 71 76 147 30.9.36 20 213 129 342