HC Deb 17 March 1882 vol 267 cc1136-7

asked the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, If it is true, as stated in the public journals, that, what is called responsible Government, has been offered to the European Colonists of Natal; and, if so, whether it is proposed to make over to them the rule over the Native popu- lation in the present limits of Natal, and the relations with the Zulus and other nations beyond the border? He had discovered that the first part of his Question was answered in the affirmative by a Parliamentary Paper which had been issued that morning; but as to the latter, as it appeared from recent occurrences, that——


called the hon. Member to Order, and said, he was introducing new matter which ought to be made the subject of Notice.


, in reply, said, he must refer his hon. Friend for an answer to the Paper issued that morning. If he wanted further information it would be discreet to ask him to give Notice.