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Oral Answers to Questions — Herrings (Russia).

– in the House of Commons on 17th March 1926.

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Photo of Sir Robert Hamilton Sir Robert Hamilton , Orkney and Shetland

67.

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Over- seas Trade Department whether his attention has been called to a statement issued by the Russian Trade Delegation to the effect that Russia is prepared to purchase Scotch herrings; and whether his Department is in communication with the Russian Trade Delegation to ascertain the amount that Russia is prepared to take in the forthcoming season?

Mr. SAMUEL:

My attention has not been called to any such statement, nor has the Russian Trade Delegation communicated with my Department on the subject.