§ MR. RIDSDALE (Brighton)
To ask the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, if he will state the occasions since 1870 upon which the Imperial veto has been exercised in respect of colonial measures, specifying date, colony, and subject vetoed; and if he will also state the occasions, if any, upon which this Imperial veto has been sustained or withdrawn.
(Answered by Mr. Churchill.) I think that a large amount of the information desired by the hon. Member will be given in the Return ordered by this House on the 6th instant. † If the hon. Member will indicate the points on which he would†See (4) Debates, cliii., 267.59 like that Return to be supplemented the Secretary of State for the Colonies will consider how far it is possible to meet his wishes.