§ MR. CATHCART WASON (Orkney and Shetland)
To ask the First Lord of the Treasury if the Government intend to appoint a Committee or Commission to investigate the causes of Sir Charles Eliot's resignation in East Africa.
(Answered by Mr. A. J. Balfour.) There seems no reason to adopt the exceptional method proposed. The hon. Member will soon have the Papers in his hands,
§ the working classes. I believe that there are now three vacancies caused by the transfer of members who held office. The seven first-named members are so by virtue of their office. The others are appointed individually by the Crown, and in nearly every case their appointments expire in May, 1905. There are no elected members.
§ when I think he will come to the same conclusion.