§ MR. FLOWER (Bradford, W.)
On behalf of the hon. Member for Hythe, I beg to ask the Secretary of State for India whether he is now in a position to announce the conclusion of the arrangements for the laying of the spur cable connecting Ceylon with Cocos Islands.
§ THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA (Earl PERCY,) Kensington, S.
The reply is in the negative.