23 FEBRUARY 1940, Page 21


SIR,—You will perhaps permit me to observe, with reference to your note of February 9th on my proposals for the popularisation of Hansard, that it is an essential feature of my scheme that there should be no selection and compression. Full details of my idea are set forth in the enclosed document. The Select Committee which heard this evidence will, I believe, shortly present a Report to Parliament. You may find it of interest to get hold of a copy and then comment on the