§ 25. Sir JOHN MARRIOTT
asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs what is the total amount contributed up to date by the Imperial Government under the emigration agreement, of 8th April, 1925, between His Majesty's Government and the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia; and which of the Australian States have concluded agreements with the Commonwealth Government under that scheme?
§ Mr. AMERY
The total amount contributed to date by His Majesty's Government under the loan agreement with the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia dated 8th April, 1925, is £262,655 7s. 4d. All the States of the Commonwealth with the exception of New South Wales have concluded an agreement with the Commonwealth Government under the loan agreement.
§ 26. Sir WALTER de FRECE
asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether be is yet in a position to make any announcement with regard to the proposed mission to Australia to examine the means of increasing the capacity of the Commonwealth to absorb immigrants and of encouraging the influx of capital; and whether any decision has yet been made in regard to the terms of reference of the Commission, its personnel, and the length of stay in Australia of its members?