HC Deb 27 March 1905 vol 143 c1178
MR. T. A. PEASE (Essex, Saffron Walden)

To ask the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the agreement which was under negotiation in regard to jurisdiction and postal service in Zanzibar, referred to in Clause 2 of the Declaration made on April 8th, 1904, between the United Kingdom and France, and in consequence of which the Government withdrew their protest against the Customs tariff established at Madagascar after the annexation of that island by France, has been completed; and, if so, what is the effect of such agreement.

(Answered by Earl Percy.) The agreement was concluded on 13th May last. In accordance with its provisions, the French post office at Zanzibar was closed on July 31st last, and the French Consular Court on 15th September.