§ Mr. WILLIAM YOUNG
I beg to ask the hon. Member for the Saffron Walden Division, as representing the Office of Works, whether there has been any further modification of the Meyer timber buying contract; what is the value of the purchases of timber made to date by Mr. Meyer or his firm for account of the Government; and what is the amount of commission earned by Mr. Meyer or his firm to date and due on uncompleted contracts or deliveries?
§ Mr. BECK (Lord of the Treasury)
The answer to the first question is in the negative. The answer to the second is, approximately, £700,000. The answer to the third is, approximately, £16,000, of which £8,000 has been paid up to date.