§ SIR GEORGE CAMPBELL (Kirkcaldy, &c.)
asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, If, before Western Australia is handed over to responsible Government, and the lands of the temperate part of that Continent are placed under the control of the present Colonists, Parliament must be consulted?
THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA (Sir JOHN GORST)(who replied) said (Chatham)
The hon. Member must be aware that it has been repeatedly stated in the House that Parliament must be consulted, and must legislate, before responsible Government can be established in Western Australia.