HC Deb 02 April 1900 vol 81 cc943-4
MR. PIERPOINT (Warrington)

I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether a convention for the conversion of the residue of the Four per Cent. Turkish Guaranteed Loan of 1855 was signed by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Costaki Pasha in August, 1898; and, if so, whether application is to be made to Parliament during this session for ratification of the convention, he will explain what is the cause of the delay.


The negotiations on the subject are incomplete and are at present suspended. I regret that no statement can be made at present respecting them.