HC Deb 08 July 1858 vol 151 c1084

said, he would beg to ask the President of the Board of Control whether it is intended that the Council of India shall act by one of its officers as the official agent to the Administrators General in India?


said, it was intended that the Council of India, or rather the Secretary of State in Council, should suggest, as far as convenient, those measures which at present emanated from the Board of Control, or the Board of Directors. He understood the business to which the hon. Gentleman referred was now carried on under the Court of Directors. He was not aware that any immediate change would take place. Of course, if any abuse or any differences should exist in carrying on the business of the country it would be open to the Government to transfer it elsewhere. At present, however, it was not intended to make any change,