HC Deb 22 July 1890 vol 347 cc500-1
MR. BUCHANAN (Edinburgh, W.)

I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can assure the House that Her Majesty's Government will not accept any arrangement with the Government of Portugal by which the British Settlements in the Shire district and the Shire Highlands are placed under Portuguese rule?


No such proposal has been at any time entertained by Her Majesty's Government.

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