HC Deb 05 April 1883 vol 277 cc1478-9

asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Whether Lord Dufferin's Despatch of the 6th of February has been approved?


On the 10th of February, as shown on page 37 of Egypt, No. 6, Her Majesty's Government approved the scheme for representative institutions, which is appended to the Despatch in question. Her Majesty's Government have also expressed, their concurrence in the schemes for the re-organization of the constabulary and police. The other proposals are engaging the attention of Her Majesty's Government, and Lord Dufferin will be communicated with accordingly.