HC Deb 13 April 1905 vol 145 cc65-6
MR. HEMPHILL (Tyrone, N.)

I beg to ask the Secretary of State for India whether he can state in how many instances appointments to judicial and other legal offices in India have been, since the 1st of January, 1902, made of candidates from home; and in how many of those instances the appointees have been members of the English, Scotch, and Irish Bars respectively.


Three such appointments of candidates from home have been made since the date mentioned—two to Judgeships of Indian High Courts, and one to the post of Legal Member of the Governor-General's Council. Of the three gentlemen appointed two have been members of the English and one of the Irish Bar.