HC Deb 26 June 1890 vol 346 c67
MR. LABOUCHERE (Northampton)

I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether a Memorial has been received from the Egyptian exiles at Ceylon, enclosing medical certificates showing that their health is seriously affected by the dampness of the climate, and expressing a hope that, under the circumstances and in view of their exile having lasted seven years, Her Majesty's Government will urge the Egyptian Government to allow them to return to Egypt; and stating that, if this permission be accorded to them, they will pledge their honour to abstain from taking any part in public affairs, to do which, they add, they can have no object, as the grievances which they formerly complained of have been fully redressed; and, what action Her Majesty's Government proposes to take in respect to this Memorial?


The Memorial referred to reached the Foreign Office to-day and has not yet been considered.