HC Deb 28 November 1867 vol 190 c331

said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Whether a Treaty of Commerce has lately been concluded with the Kingdom of Portugal, by which the Wines of that country are to be admitted into Great Britain at a reduced Duty—if so, what was to be the rate of Duty, and at what date the new Duty will be levied?


Sir, no such treaty has either been concluded or determined upon. Much correspondence has passed on the subject; but as yet the two Governments have not been able to come to an agreement.