HC Deb 15 February 1932 vol 261 c1268

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he can now inform the House as to the result of the negotiations with other countries for the establishment of a fixed date for Easter, in accordance with the terms of the Easter Act, 1928?


As the reply to this question is long and detailed, I will, with my hon. Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the reply:

The present position of international discussion of this question is as follows:

In October, 1931, the Fourth General Conference on Communications and Transit adopted an Act declaring: —

At its meeting last January the Council decided to bring the Act to the notice of the religious bodies as desired by the Conference.

If my hon. Friend desires, I will cause a copy of the Act to be placed in the Library of the House.