§ 94. Sir J. D. REES
asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether the India Council Bill recently rejected in another place was communicated to and approved by the Government of India before its introduction; whether its provisions were known to the representatives of the National Congress who came over to promote its passage through Parliament; and whether such provisions were made known in any other quarter?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for INDIA (Mr. C. Roberts)
The answer to the first and second questions is in the negative. The answer to the third question is also in the negative, save as regards 646 the Council of India and the Viceroy who, as is usual in such cases, were apprised beforehand of the intentions of the Secretary of State.