HC Deb 26 November 1888 vol 331 c154
MR. GOURLEY (Sunderland)

asked the First Lord of the Treasury, Whether Her Majesty's Government intend appointing a new Minister to the Government of the United States at Washington on the departure of Lord Sackville, or not until the President Elect enters upon the duties of his office?

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

The Government are unable at present to make any statement as to the appointment of a new Minister to the United States.