§ Captain Poole
asked the Minister of Supply what was the nature of the mission on which Mr. W. W. Hamill, Chairman of Messrs. Henry Meadows, was engaged in America and Canada at the end of 1942; and were the expenses of the visit borne by the Government.
§ Sir A. Duncan
Mr. Hamill made this visit to study methods of producing certain articles which his firm was making for the Ministry of Supply. No part of the1434W expenses of the visit was borne by public funds.