§ MR. BUCHANAN (Edinburgh, W.)
asked the Under Secretary of State for India, Whether the Indian Government intend to station a Force of Observation on the Pishin Frontier; if so, what is amount of the Force, and with what object is it being massed on the road to Candahar; and, will the Secretary of State promise that Parliament shall be informed before orders are issued to any such Force to cros3 the Afghan Frontier?
§ THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE (Sir JOHN GORST) (Chatham)
The Secretary of State has received no information which in any way corroborates the report referred to in the Question.
§ SIR JOHN GORST
The hon. Gentleman cannot expect any assurance when the grounds on which he asks for it are quite baseless.