HC Deb 17 December 1919 vol 123 c558

After the passing of this Act no alien shall be appointed to any office or place in the Civil Service of the United Kingdom.

Lords Amendment: Leave out the words "United Kingdom," and insert instead thereof the word "State."

Lords Amendment read a second time.

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That this House doth agree with the Lords in the said Amendment." —[Mr. Shortt.]

Lieut. - Commander KENWORTHY

Does the word "State" include the Colonies, or does it mean only the United Kingdom?

Question put, and agreed to.