§ 1. Mr. T. WILLIAMS
asked the Secretary of State for India in what Indian States European officers are now being employed as Ministers; and whether it is the intention of His Majesty's Government that the States may be represented in the new Federal Assembly by their British Ministers?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for INDIA (Mr. Butler)
A list of the 19 States in which, so far as I am aware, 1156 European officers are at present employed as Ministers will be circulated in the OFFICIAL REPORT. The proposals in the Indian White Paper do not limit the discretion of the Rulers of States-members of the Federation in the appointment of their representatives in the Federal legislature.
§ Following is the list of States: