§ 7. Sir N. GRATTAN-DOYLE
asked the Secretary of State for India whether the Government of India has informed him that it is prepared to receive a consular representative of the Soviet Government; and, if so, whether it specified any conditions respecting the appointment?
§ 16. Sir N. GRATTAN-DOYLE
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has been informed by any Dominion Governments of their willingness to accept a Soviet consular representative; and, if so, by what Dominion Governments and upon what conditions?
§ The SECRETARY of STATE for FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Mr. Arthur Henderson)
Yes, Sir. His Majesty's Government in the Commonwealth of Australia asked His Majesty's Government in this country on the 16th of January to inform the Soviet Government that, if the Soviet Government desire to appoint a Consular Officer in Australia, His Majesty's Government in the Commonwealth would be prepared to accept such an officer, subject to the usual provision that he should be persona grata and to the formal reiteration of the undertaking in respìt of propaganda, on the basis of reciprocity, as provided for in the exchange of Notes of the 20th of December, 1929.
§ Sir N. GRATTAN-DOYLE
Will the right hon. Gentleman say how many of the Dominions and Protectorates are included in his reply?
§ Major-General Sir ALFRED KNOX
Will the right hon. Gentleman warn the Government of Australia—[Interruption.]