HL Deb 05 May 1903 vol 121 c1354

My Lords, I beg to ask his Majesty's Government whether they have now conferred with the Colonial Office regarding the case brought before their notice in this House last year of Captain Harrison of the ss. "Grecian," who successfully appealed in this country against the suspension of her certificate in Canada but who was required to pay the cost, of this Appeal; if so, what has been the result of the conference, and also whether there is now a probability of Captain Harrison being recouped the costs referred to.


I am afraid I have nothing further to add to the reply of my noble friend, Lord Dudley, in August fast,† but I entirely associate myself with the sympathetic nature of that reply. I find that a letter was sent to the Canadian Government calling attention to the circumstances, and, as no reply has been received, a further communication will be addressed to them on the subject.