4. Mr. L'ESTRANGE MALONE
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether arrangements have now been made for Chinese representation upon the municipal council of the International Settlement at Shanghai; how 1689 many Chinese members of the council there will be; whether the Chinese members will be elected by the Chinese ratepayers or, if not elected, in what manner they will be selected for appointment to the council?
§ Sir A. CHAMBERLAIN
An agreement has been reached between the Shanghai Municipal Council and the Chinese Ratepayers' Association for the appointment by the latter of three Chinese to the council and six Chinese to the Council Committee.