§ Resolutions [1st August] reported.
§ MR. CALLAN
asked, if any inquiries had been made by the Government as to arrangements to be made for a Catholic chaplain to supply the religious wants of the soldiers and sailors despatched to the East?
§ MR. CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN
, in reply, said, that the Admiralty had communicated with the War Department to ascertain what they were doing; and the result was that, as a first step, they had communicated with the Catholic Bishop of Portsmouth, who was well acquainted with the circumstances of the Levant, asking his opinion as to the existing supply of Roman Catholic clergymen at Alexandria, and upon his reply further steps would be taken.
§ Resolutions agreed to.
§ And it being Six of the clock, the House was adjourned without Question first put till To-morrow.