HC Deb 22 May 1912 vol 38 c1907

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether any and, if so, what change has been made in the Regulation with regard to racial descent for the admission of candidates for Ceylon cadetships; and whether he can say how many members of the present Civil Service of Ceylon would have been excluded had the new Regulations been in force at the time they entered the service?

Mr. GULLAND (Lord of the Treasury, for Mr. Harcourt)

As regards the first part of this question, the Secretary of State would refer my hon. Friend to the answer which he gave on the 12th of December last to the hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent. The answer to the second part is, the Secretary of State believes, two.