§ MR. HOWELL(for Mr. WATT) (Glasgow, Camlachie)
asked the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, Whether the Government have received a Memorial from the inhabitants of the Colony of British Guiana, praying that a Representative Government may be given to them—similar to that recently granted by Her Gracious Majesty to the inhabitants of other West Indian Colonies;and, whether the Government will favourably consider any proposals generally supported by the Colony in reference thereto?
§ THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE (Baron HENRY DE WORMS) (Liverpool, East Toxteth)
A Memorial has been received from certain inhabitants of the Colony, the prayer of which is in the terms stated in the hon. Member's Question. Her Majesty's Government consider that some amendment of the Constitution of the Colony is desirable; and when deciding as to the nature of such amendment they will take into consideration the representations of the Memorialists.