HC Deb 26 April 1909 vol 4 c28

asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether, before the Report stage of the Indian Councils Bill is taken, he will furnish the House with particulars of the rearrangement of that portion of the First Schedule to the Government of India's Despatch of 1st October, 1908, as set out in Cd. 4426, in order that the House may be made acquainted with the manner in which effect is to be given to the proposal for the establishment of a non-official majority in the provincial legislative councils?

Mr. HOBHOUSE (replying in the absence of Mr. Buchanan)

The details of the scheme are under the consideration of the Government of India, and the Secretary of State is not yet in a position to give the particulars asked for.