§ MR. DILLON (Mayo, E.)
asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Whether he has received any information in relation to the arrest of Mr. Dillon, a British subject, in Odessa?
§ THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE (Sir JAMES FERGUSSON) (Manchester, N.E.)
No information has been received at the Foreign Office in respect to such an arrest.
§ MR. DILLON
Will the right hon. Gentleman make some inquiries, because the gentleman referred to telegraphed to me yesterday asking me to bring his arrest before the House?
§ SIR JAMES FERGUSSON
If the hon. Gentleman lets me know the particulars of the case I will inquire into it. The Foreign Office is not informed of the arrest of any British subject in a foreign country unless there is something peculiar in the case.