68. EARL of RONALDSHAY
asked the Under-Secretary of State for India if any modification of the Durbar policy is about to be announced by Lord Hardinge; if Lord Hardinge is to resign the office of Viceroy at an early date, and is to be succeeded by Lord Kitchener; and, if so, has he any statement which he can make to the House as to the nature of the modification proposed?
§ Sir J. D. REES
Has the hon. Gentleman seen the statement.? in the papers, and is the House to understand that there is no foundation for them?