HC Deb 03 August 1888 vol 329 c1417

asked the First Lord of the Treasury, Whether he is now in a position to state when the Second Report of the Royal Commission on Civil Estabments will be laid upon the Table of the House?

THE FIRST LORD (Mr. W. H. SMITH) (Strand, Westminster)

I am informed by the Chairman that the Second Report is in a forward state, and that he has some hopes that it may be presented before the end of the present Session.