§ SIR H. COTTON
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the German Government has agreed to suppress the sale and consumption of opium and morphia in the German settlements in China and at Tsingtau (Kiaochow.)
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Sir EDWARD GREY,) Northumberland, Berwick
We have no information on the subject at present.
§ SIR EDWARD GREY
No, Sir, it is a matter on which the German Government act on their own responsibilities.