HC Deb 30 June 1876 vol 230 c737

asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, What answer, if any, has been received from the French Government in regard to their proposal to have a fresh conference on the Sugar Convention, and concurred in by England and the Netherlands; and, if no answer has been received, whether Her Majesty's Government will press for an answer?


, in reply, said, that an answer having been received from the French Government, negotiations were going on as to the terms upon which Her Majesty's Government would accept a Conference, and when those negotiations were completed he would state what was their nature.