§ MR. HADDOCK (Lancashire, North Lonsdale)
I beg to ask the Undersecretary of State for the Colonies whether an offer was made to Sir Alexander Swettenham to withdraw Lord Elgin's message of censure if Sir Alexander Swettenham would withdraw his resignation of the Governorship of Jamaica.
§ MR. HADDOCK
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Secretary of State for War submitted his telegram, relating to the action of Sir Alexander Swettenham, to the Foreign Office before transmitting it to the United States Government.
§ THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY TOTHE TREASURY (Mr. RUNCIMAN,for Sir E. GREY) Dewsbury;
The Secretary of State for War consulted both the 215 Foreign Office and the Colonial Office in any action he took in this matter.