§ 9. Mr. OUTHWAITE
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, whether the Government of Roumania has been influenced by the view that a change in the possession of Constantinople may be to the detriment of that country; can he state whether any agreement has been arrived at between the Allies as regards the future of Constantinople in the event of its fall; and, in such case, can he state what commitment was entered into by His Majesty's Government?
§ Sir E. GREY
It would not be in the public interest, and it might gravely prejudice the progress and prospects of the War, if public statements were to be made at this moment on important questions of policy such as this.
§ Mr. OUTHWAITE
Will the Governments of Australia and New Zealand be consulted in regard to the disposal of Constantinople in conformity with the pledges given—