HC Deb 26 February 1894 vol 21 c1031

I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies if the Secretary of State for the Colonies has received a resolution of the Federal Council of the Leeward Islands suggesting the continuance in office of the present Governor for a further term of years; if he is aware that the resolution was passed in a council composed of six paid officials, four nominees of the Crown, and three elected members; whether any section of the population of the Colony has at any previous time petitioned for the removal or promotion of the Governor; and what is the decision of Her Majesty's Government on the subject?


The resolution referred to has been received by the Secretary of State. A Despatch in reply will go out by Tuesday's mail; and it would be against the usual and proper practice to state the contents of a Despatch until it is received in the Colony.