18. Lieut.-Colonel ARTHUR MURRAY
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is now in a position to announce the name of the successor to, the Earl of Reading as His Majesty's Ambassador to the United States of America?
§ 21. Sir HARRY BRITTAIN
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in view of the importance, particularly at the present moment, of the proper and effective representation of the country at Washington, he can make any announcement as to the immediate appointment of a successor to Earl Reading as British Ambassador?
I regret that I am unable to add anything to the reply made to a similar question of the hon. and gallant Member for Kincardine and Western on the 7th instant.
§ Sir S. HOARE
Will the hon. Gentleman convey to the Prime Minister in Paris 1570 the universal feeling of this House that this appointment should be filled up without further delay?
I give notice I will raise this question on the Foreign Office Vote to-morrow.