HC Deb 20 July 1868 vol 193 cc1477-8

said, he wished to ask the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, Whether it is the intention of Her Majesty's Government to institute any local inquiry into the affairs of Ceylon?


said, in reply, that Sir Hercules Robinson, the Governor of Ceylon, was on his way to England, and the Secretary of State for the Colonies awaited his arrival in order to obtain from him a statement of the grievances and proposals of Reform made on the part of the island; at the same time it was not his intention to make any constitutional changes in the form of the Government.