§ SIR GILBERT PARKER (Gravesend)
I beg to ask the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether there are any constitutional considerations which would prevent the West Indian Colonies from making preferential commercial arrangements with Canada; and whether he cam give any information concerning the progress of the negotiations between the West Indies and the Dominion.
§ COLONEL SEELY
In reply to the, first part of the hon. Member's question. I am not aware of any constitutional considerations, as such, but I would refer the hon. Member to my reply to a Question by the hon. Member for Govan on the 5th instant. As to the second part, no negotiations are at present in progress.
§ MR. R. DUNCAN (Lanarkshire, Govan)
Can the hon. Gentleman give any indication of the state of public opinion in the West Indies?