HC Deb 16 August 1894 vol 28 cc1237-8
MR. STOREY (Sunderland)

I beg to ask the Secretary to the Treasury whether it is understood that all Civil servants may stand as candidates for and be members of Parish and District Councils without any consent being asked of superiors, provided that such candidature and the performance of the duties of Councillor do not interfere with the proper discharge of the Civil servants' duties to the State?


Yes, Sir; subject to the condition that if in any par- ticular case the duties of the two services are found to conflict, power must be retained to the head of the Department to require the Civil servant to retire from the Council.