§ Mr. Box
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) whether he will publish the amount of money expended by Richard Thomas and Baldwins on preparation of their scheme for importing iron ore by means of a jetty;
(1) if he will publish the sum he has authorised or intends to authorise to be expended by Richard Thomas and Bald-wins in the preparation of an alternative scheme to the Bristol Channel jetty scheme for the import of iron ore.
§ Mr. Diamond
No. This expenditure is a matter for the Board of Richard Thomas and Baldwins and does not require Government authorisation.