§ Mr. Shepherd
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has yet requested the Monopolies and Restrictive Practices Commission to extend their factual investigation of non-ferrous semi-manufactures to the bearing of the facts upon the public interest.
§ Mr. P. Thorneycroft
Yes. A variation of the reference originally made to the Commission was sent to them on 15th July. The full text is as follows: