§ MAJOR ARBUTHNOT
asked the Under Secretary of State for India, If he will state the reason of the delay in appointing a successor to Sir George Jameson, late Auditor of Indian Accounts, who died on 24th October 1871; and, whether it is intended to fill up the post; and, if so, when?
MR. GRANT DUFF
, in reply, said, the delay had arisen in consequence of certain doubts as to the best method of carrying into effect the provisions of the statute under which the Auditor of Indian Accounts was appointed. These doubts were now at an end, and he hoped that the vacancy would be filled within the next few days.