§ MR. WEIR (Ross and Cromarty)
I beg, in accordance with private notice, to ask the First Lord of the Treasury whether in the event of any change being made he will consider the expediency of appointing a Member of the House of Commons to the office of Secretary for Scotland.
§ MR. A. J. BALFOUR
If, and when, a vacancy occurs, I will consider the claims and qualifications of the hon. Gentleman.