§ 2. Mr. NOEL BUXTON
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the usual course of consulting His Majesty's Dominions and the Government of the Irish Free State was followed before the naval compromise with the French Government was reached; and, if not, whether he will give a reason for the departure from the usual procedure?
In putting this question may I join in the congratulations which have been offered to the right hon. Gentleman?
§ Sir A. CHAMBERLAIN
In accordance with the procedure agreed at the Imperial Conference of 1926 for adoption in cases of this kind (see page 22 of Command 2768) His Majesty's Government in Great Britain informed. His Majesty's Governments in all the Dominions beforehand of the policy contemplated. No comments were received from any of the Dominion Governments.