§ MR. NICOLL
said, he would beg to ask the Secretary to the Treasury if Poor Law Officers are included within the provisions of the proposed Superannuation Act? He also wished to know whether Stipendiary Magistrates are to be included within the provisions of the same Act?
§ SIR STAFFORD NORTHCOTE
,in reply said, that the provisions of the Bill mid apply to officers who were paid out of Imperial funds, but not to those who were appointed by local authority, and paid out of local funds. With regard to both parts of the hon. Gentleman's inquiry, there had been so many doubts expressed and so many communications addressed to him (Sir Stafford Northcote) on the whole subject, that he purposed on some future occasion to make a general statement which would embrace all the particulars.