1. Sir J. D. REE'S
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs who held the office of British Minister at Tehran during the recent critical occurrences at the Persian capital?
§ The SECRETARY of STATE for FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Sir E. Grey)
The post of His Majesty's Minister at Tehran has been held from the 17th of April last by Mr. Charles Marling.
§ Sir J. D. REES
Is it not the case that our representative acted with great tact and diplomatic skill during a most crucial period?
§ Sir E. GREY
Oh yes, that is quite true. Mr. Marling has conducted affairs with great judgment and skill.