§ MR. CATHCART WASON (Orkney and Shetland)
To ask the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what arrangements are in force for the direction of affairs at Zanzibar during the Sultan's minority; whether a deputation recently came to England to complain to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the proceedings of the Regent; and, if so, whether the complaints were inquired into.
(Answered by Earl Percy.) The affairs of Zanzibar are directed during the Sultan's minority by the first Minister of His Highness's Government acting as Regent. His Majesty's Government have been in correspondence with the Sultan and Regent in regard to various questions recently raised by His Highness's Envoy.