asked the Secretary to the Treasury, If it is true that a Memorial has been presented to the Lords of the Treasury, signed by a number of the public auditors, appointed for the purposes of "The Friendly Societies Act, 1875," and "The Industrial Provident Societies Act,1876," suggesting that the appointment of duly-qualified persons as public auditors, under the Act referred to, be permanent; whether any reply has been given by the Lords of the Treasury to the Memorial; and, if 1834 he will lay upon the Table of the House Copies of the Memorial and of the reply thereto?
§ LORD FREDERICK CAVENDISH
A Memorial has been received, as described in the Question, and has been answered. If the hon. Member wishes to move for Copies of the Memorial and reply, I shall be happy to lay them on the Table.