HC Deb 04 March 1887 vol 311 c1272

asked the First Lord of the Treasury, If he is now prepared to state what course the Government intend to adopt with reference to the promise of a Select Committee to consider the question of Grants to the Royal Family, given by the Government of the day in 1885, on the Vote for an Annuity to the Princess Beatrice?

THE FIRST LORD (Mr. W. H. SMITH) (Strand, Westminster)

It is the intention of the Government to ask the House to appoint a Committee to consider this important question later in the Session.