HC Deb 04 August 1898 vol 64 c102

I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether proof sheets of consular Reports are sent abroad to the compilers for correction before being issued to the public in this country?


It used to be the practice to send the proof sheets of consular Reports to the authors when in Europe for correction, but in view of the delay involved the practice has now been discontinued for two years, and is only resorted to in exceptional cases, or where discrepancies occur which cannot be reconciled without such reference.