§ 51. Mr. PRINGLE
asked the Prime Minister whether he can state in detail what arrangements have been made with regard to the Cabinet Secretariat; whether Sir Maurice Hankey is still secretary to the Cabinet; and, if so, what are his functions and to what Department does he belong?
§ The PRIME MINISTER
In reply to the first and last parts of the question, the Cabinet Secretariat has been very considerably reduced in numbers and will be transferred to the Vote of the Treasury and Subordinate Departments. The answer to the second part of the question is in the affirmative With regard to the 281 third part, the functions of the Secretary are to provide such secretarial service as the Cabinet requires to facilitate the transaction of its business.