§ 65. Sir W. Smithers
asked the President of the Board of Trade the cost of sending some 50,000 letters on the export drive to manufacturers; and how many replies he has received.
44,771 letters were sent out at a cost of £2,023. By 18th January nearly 19,000 replies had been received; of these 6,522 expressed a desire to know more about the services the Board of Trade can provide for exporters.