§ SIR ROBERT PEEL
said, he wished to ask the Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Whether, as a solution of the question which has arisen between Switzerland and France respecting the annexation to France of the neutralized provinces of Savoy, Her Majesty's Government have replied, in answer to the Despatch of M. Thouvenel on the subject, that they are prepared to accept the proposition contained in that Despatch for the assembling in conference of the great Powers of Europe?
§ LORD JOHN RUSSELL
said, it was true that Her Majesty's Government had, in reply to the despatch of M. Thouvenel, agreed to the proposal to hold a Conference of the Powers of Europe with respect to Savoy. He might also add that the Russian Government had assented to the proposal.