HC Deb 12 May 1930 vol 238 cc1469-70W
Rear-Admiral BEAMISH

asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he has received any complaints or approval of the design, suitability, and size of the reception, dining, and entertaining rooms, or of the provision of garage accommodation for the use of visitors in the new British Embassy at Washington?


Up to the present the buildings have met with nothing but praise, but the plans are subject, of course, to any minor alterations or additions which occupation may show to be desirable.


asked the First Commissioner of Works what arrangements have been made respecting the furnishing and interior decorations of the new British Embassy at Washington as a result of One recent visit for that purpose of the Permanent Secretary of the Office of Works?


Many outstanding questions in connection with the completion and furnishing of the building were settled as a result of the recent visit, and the Ambassador will enter into occupation next month.

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