§ Mr. J. HUDSON
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs for what reason His Majesty's Minister is now absent from Addis Ababa; how long he will be absent; and who will represent His Majesty's Government in his absence?
§ Sir A. CHAMBERLAIN
His Majesty's Minister at Addis Ababa has been granted the leave of absence to which he is entitled by the Regulations after two years' absence abroad. In his absence His Majesty's Consul at that capital represents His Majesty's Government as Chargé d'Affaires and Acting Consul-General.