HC Deb 20 February 1885 vol 294 c906

I beg to give Notice that when my right hon. Friend the Leader of the Opposition brings forward his Motion with regard to Egypt and the Soudan, I shall move to add the following words to the Resolution he proposes to submit to the House:— And has further rendered it incumbent on Her Majesty's Government to take and hold Khartoum, and to open up and develop the trade route via Suakin and Berber, by a Railway to be constructed, and steamers to be provided, with a view to promoting the interests of civilisation and commerce in Central Africa.

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