§ MR. HERBERT SAMUEL (Yorkshire, Cleveland)
To ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will state what were the total amounts of the Supplementary Estimates in each year from 1880 to 1904.
§ (Answered by Mr. Austen Chamberlain.)
§ information has been received as to the proceedings of the German Government Commission of Inquiry on Kartells of later date than that presented on pages 449 333–342 of the Blue-book on British and Foreign Trade, etc. (Cd. 1761); has information been received of any findings arrived at or recommendations made by that Commission; and, if so, has information been received of any administrative or legislative action taken or to be taken in consequence of such recommendations.
§ (Answered by Earl Percy.) Since the sittings of the Commission referred to in the Blue-book, there have been other meetings dealing with the paper trade, the pig-iron industry, and the half-finished steel (billets etc.) trade. The proceedings at these meetings have been reported in the Reichsanzeiger. No information has been received of any findings arrived at or recommendations made by the Commission; or of any administrative or legislative action taken in connection with the proceedings of the Commission.