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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware of the length of time which has elapsed since the constitution of the Blanesburgh Committee; whether this body has reported; if so, to what effect; and, if not, whether he can expedite the compilation of such Report?

Mr. GUINNESS:

I would refer the Noble Lord to the reply which I gave on the 11th February to the hon. and gallant Member for Devonport (Major Hore-Belisha), of which I am sending him a copy. I understand that the Committee now hopes to present its Report at an early date, and in the circumstances I do not think any action on the part of the Government is called for.