§ MR. BUCHANAN (Aberdeenshire, E.)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for India how long has the office of Commander-in-Chief in India been vacant, and when is an appointment to be made.
§ LORD G. HAMILTON
Sir W. Lockhart died suddenly on the 18th of March, and since then General Sir Power Palmer has discharged, as acting Commander-in-Chief, the functions of the office. A permanent appointment will be made before long.