§ *MR. WATT (Glasgow, College)
I beg to ask the Secretary for Scotland if he is aware that the candidate recommended for the assistant surgeonship at Duke Street Prison, Glasgow, by the Prison Commissioners as far back as August of last year has not yet been appointed; if he will explain the cause of this delay; and if he will say when the appointment will be made.
§ THE SECRETARY FOR SCOTLAND (Mr. SINCLAIR, Forfarshire)
In reply to the first part of the Question, I would 718 refer my hon. friend to my Answer of 17th December last.†Dr. Joseph Green was appointed assistant surgeon at the prison referred to on 6th February.