HC Deb 06 April 1876 vol 228 c1325

asked Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, What measures he intends to adopt to enable the Khedive of Egypt to carry out the financial policy and suggestions indicated and contained in Mr. Cave's Report; and, whether Mr. Rivers Wilson is to furnish the Government, whilst in the service of the Khedive, with any information, and what, relative to the progress of his investigation?


It does not lie with Her Majesty's Government to initiate any financial policy for Egypt; and we have not before us any proposal for measures to assist the Khedive in carrying out the suggestions contained in Mr. Cave's Report. With respect to the latter part of the Question, it would be no part of Mr. Rivers Wilson's duty while in the service of the Khedive to furnish information to Her Majesty's Government.