HC Deb 13 March 1907 vol 171 cc27-8
MR. LEHMANN (Leicester, Market Harborough)

I beg to ask the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies a Question, of which I have given him private notice—namely, whether any reply has been received to the invitation sent to General Botha by His Majesty's Government to attend the Colonial Conference.


A telegram has been received from Lord Selbourne as follows: —"Prime Minister informs me that the Cabinet have unanimously decided that General Botha ought to accept the invitation to attend the Colonial Conference. He will accordingly attend, and will be accompanied by Mr. F. W. Beyers, member of the Legislative Assembly for Turffontein, who will act as interpreter and secretary, and two other gentlemen who have not yet been decided on."