HC Deb 01 September 1909 vol 10 c535W

asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies if he is aware that about 250 East Indian indentured coolie immigrants, landed at Port-of-Spain, on or about 8th August, were taken to hospital; what was the nature of their disease; and upon whom the cost of their treatment at the hospital will fall?

Colonel SEELY

No report has as yet been received in the Colonial Office with regard to circumstances referred to by the hon. Member, but inquiries shall be made by telegraph.