§ MR. WATT (Glasgow, Camlachie)
asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Whether the Government have received official notification of the confirmation by Congress of the appointment of General Crespo as President of the United States of Venezuela; and, whether overtures have been made by the new President to the Government with a view to the resumption of diplomatic relations, enabling negotiations to be re-opened with regard to the boundary dispute between Great Britain and Venezuela?
§ THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE (Sir JAMES FERGUSSON) (Man-
1029 chester, N.E.)
Her Majesty's Government have not received any notification of the appointment of a new President of Venezuela, and no overtures have been made by him for the resumption of diplomatic relations.