§ MR. J. F. HOGAN (Tipperary, Mid.)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he is aware that the Hon. G. H. Reid, Premier of New South Wales, has stated that subjects of vast importance to the Colonies and the Empire would be discussed during the visit of the Colonial Premiers to London; and whether this statement is correct; and, if so, whether there is any objection to specifying the subjects referred to?
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES (Mr. J. CHAMBERLAIN, Birmingham, W.)
I have not seen the statement referred to. As regards the last part of the hon. Member's Question, I can only refer him to the answer given to the Question addressed to me by him on March 29. I then stated that there was no intention to hold anything in the nature of a formal Conference, but, of course, we shall be most happy to discuss, either as a whole or in an individual capacity, any question that may be raised.
§ MR. HARRY FOSTER (Suffolk, Lowestoft)
I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for War whether any of the Irish Militia will be employed in London upon the public celebration of Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee, as well as English and Scotch Militia?
§ * MR. BRODRICK
The arrangements are not yet definitely settled, but it is proposed that the Irish Militia shall be represented at the Jubilee.