46. Mr. L. MALONE
asked the Prime Minister what countries have notified their intention to participate in the forthcoming Conference at Genoa?
§ The PRIME MINISTER
According to the latest information received from the Italian Government, the following countries have so far accepted the invitation to Genoa: Japan, Belgium, Germany, Russia, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Esthonia, Latvia, Poland, Czecho-Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Roumania, Greece, Bulgaria, Holland, Albania, Luxemburg.
The French Government have explained that they do not consider a formal reply on their part necessary, as they were represented at the Inter-Allied Conference at Cannes, in accordance with whose decision the invitations have been issued. Of the British Dominions invited, acceptances have so far been received from South Africa and Australia.
§ Lieut.-Colonel ARCHER-SHEE:
Has any representation been received from the French Government asking that the Conference should be postponed for three months?
§ Mr. E. HARMSWORTH
Will this House get any opportunity of discussing whether our representatives are to sit in the same Conference with the Russian delegates at Genoa?