HC Deb 21 July 1924 vol 176 c873
61. Mr. HOGGE

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he has received the unanimous vote of the Legislative Council of Mauritius in favour of an extension of the term of service as Governor of Sir Hesketh Bell, K.C.M.G.; and whether he proposes to accede to this request?


I have received a copy of the resolution adopted by the Council of Government on this subject. Sir Hesketh Bell's term of office, which normally expired in 1922, was extended for a further period of 18 months expiring in September next. I regret that I do not see my way to recommend that his term of office should be further extended.