§ MR. SWIFT MACNEILL (Donegal, S.)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for War whether the Government propose to make any, and what, alterations in the position and duties of the Judge Advocate-General and of his Department, and when such alterations are to take effect; and whether their proposed alterations meet with the approval of the present holder of the office; and by whom are the legal duties in respect to Courts-martial discharged by the late Sir John Scott now performed.
§ THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY TO THE WAR OFFICE (Mr. BROMLEY DAVENPORT,) Cheshire, Macclesfield
The position and duties of the Judge Advocate-General and his Department are still under consideration. The duties discharged by the late Sir John Scott are now performed by Mr. E. Bonus.