§ MR. GINNELL (Westmeath, N.)
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland does the position which Sir Antony MacDonnell occupied under the late Government still subsist, and will ho state what precisely that gentleman's position is as regards salary, emoluments, duties, powers, and tenure of office.
THE CHIEF SECRETARY FOR IRELAND (Mr. BRYCE, Aberdeen, S.)
Sir Antony MacDonnell is still Under-Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland. His salary and emoluments are stated in the Estimates for the Civil Service, Class II., page 200, for the present financial year. His duties and powers are in part prescribed by statute, and in part not so prescribed; and his tenure of office is the same as that of other permanent Civil servants.