§ Mr. NOLAN (for Mr. Patrick White)
, asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will state the nature and extent of any arrangement that may have been arrived at with the Belgian Government as to the formation of English trading companies in the Congo territory; and whether he will say whether any concession of zone rights has been sanctioned to His Majesty's Government?
§ Mr. GULLAND
No arrangement has been arrived at with the Belgian Government of the nature indicated. The answer to the second part of the question is in the negative.