§ 15. Mr. CARR-GOMM
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs how long Consul Mitchell will be absent from Iquitos; whether he has received from Consul Mitchell a report on the present conditions of labour in the Putumayo 1476 district as carried on by the Peruvian Amazon Rubber Company; and, if so, whether he can make any statement on the subject to the House?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY for FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Mr. Acland)
His Majesty's Consul at Iquitos has just arrived in this country on two months' leave of absence. I have received a Report from him which is under examination, and I am not yet in a position to make any statement on the subject.