HL Deb 16 May 1907 vol 174 cc1073-4

My Lords, I beg to ask His Majesty's Government if it is a fact that an arrangement is being made by the India Office by which an officer on leave from a regiment in the Indian Army is about to be seconded in order to take up an appointment as "Controller" of the Union Jack Club.

superseded, but which has not been formally repealed. The whole of these Amendments are Amendments of details in the Companies Acts which ought to be made preparatory to consolidation.

Amendment proposed— In page 25, at end, to insert as a new schedule—


My Lords, the noble Lord is perfectly accurate in saying that a request has been received from the council of the Union Jack Club for the loan of an officer on leave from a regiment in the Indian Army; but the Secretary of State for India, having given the matter full consideration, does not regard the object in view as one for which a charge should be put on the revenue of India or exceptional arrangements sanctioned.