§ 56. Sir H. CRAIK
asked the Prime Minister whether the consideration of the suggestion that an oath of allegiance should be required from all officers of public departments and in receipt of public pay has led him to the conclusion that this course should now be adopted?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the TREASURY (Mr. McKinnon Wood)
The matter has been carefully considered, but legislation would be necessary, and it is doubtful whether the object desired could in practice be secured by this means.