§ Sir J. PENNEFATHER
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he can state what action he has taken in regard to the findings of the Court of Inquiry into the loss of the s.s. "E1 Kahira"?
§ Viscount WOLMER
Legal proceedings are being taken at the instance of the Director of Public Prosecutions against the owner of the vessel under the Merchant Shipping (Wireless Telegraphy) Act, 1919. The case was begun yesterday, 281W and has been adjourned until Wednesday, the 23rd January. The action of the Board of Trade officer, which was adversely commented on by the Court of Inquiry, has been further investigated by the magistrate who presided over the Court, and severe disciplinary action has been taken by the Department.