§ 22. Brigadier-General BROOKE
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the Departments which administer the Government of Aden, indicating how their functions in each case operate?
§ The SECRETARY of STATE for COLONIAL AFFAIRS (Mr. Amery)
The administration of Aden is conducted by the Political Resident. So far as con- 193 cerns the local government of the Aden Settlement, he acts under the supervision of the Government of India and the India Office; so far as concerns political relations with neighbouring chiefs, etc., he is under the control of the Colonial Office. The whole question of the future control of Aden is at present under the consideration of His Majesty's Government.