§ Mr. ELLIS
asked the Under Secretary of State for India who are now the Members of the Council of the Secretary of State; what was the previous official career (if any) of each member, what was the date of his appointment, and what is the date of its expiration.
§ Mr. MONTAGU
The following are the particulars asked for including the principal official services (if any) of each Member of Council:—
EXISTING MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL OF INDIA. Name. Previous Official Career. Date of Appointment. Date on which tenure of office will expire. Mackay, Sir James Lyle, G.C.M.G., K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E. (Late President of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce; Director, Suez Canal, British India Steam Navigation Co., and National Provincial Bank of England.) Member of the governor-General's Legislative Council, 1890–1893; His Majesty's Special Commissioner for Commercial Negotiations with China, 1901–02. 27 April,1897, Reappointed Member of Council for 5 years under 32 and 33 Vict., c. 97, sec. 3, 27 April, 1907. 26 April, 1912 Lee-Warner, Sir William, K.C.S.I. Indian Civil Service, 1869–1895; Secretary to Government of Bombay, 1887–1893; Member of the Governor-General's Legislative Council, 1893–95; Resident in Mysore and Chief Commissioner of Coorg, 1895; Secretary, Political and Secret Department, India Office, September, 1895. 12 November, 1902 11 Nov., 1912 Barnes, Sir Hugh Shakespeare, K.C.S.I., K.C.V.O. Indian Civil Service, 1874–1905; Resident and Agent for the Governor-General in Baluchistan, 1896; Secretary to the Government of India, Foreign Department, 1900; Lieutenant-Governor of Burma, 1903. 9 May, 1905 8 May, 1915 Barr, Lieut.- Colonel Sir David William Keith, K.C.S.I. Indian Political Department, 1869–1905; Agent for the Governor-General in central India, 1895; Resident at Hyderabad, 1900. 16 August, 1905 15 August, 1915 Schuster, Sir Felix Otto, Bart. (Governor of the Union of London and Smith's Bank) Member of Royal Commission on London Traffic, 1903–05, and of Board of trade commission for the Amendment of company Law, 1905. 26 April, 1906 25 April, 1916 Morison, Sir Theodore, K.C.I.E (Late Principal of the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental Colege, Aligarh.) Member of the Governor-General's Legislative Council, 1903–04. 19 December, 1906 18 Dec., 1916 Egerton, General Sir Charles Comyn, G.C.B., D.S.O. Indian Army, 1867–1907, Assistant Quartermaster-General, Bengal, 1895; Commanding Somaliland Field force, 1904; commanding Secunderabad Division, 1904–07. 5 February, 1907. 4 Feb., 1917
Name. Previous Official Career. Date of Appointment. Date on which tenure of office will expire. Appointed under the Council of India Act, 1907. La Touche, Sir James, John Digges, K.C.S.I. Indian Civil Service. 1867–1907; Chief Secretary to Government, North-Western Provinces and Oudh, 1893; Member of the Board of Revenue, 1896–1898; Member of the Governor-General's Legislative Council, 1897 and 1899; Acting Lieutenant-Governor North-Western Provinces and Oudh,1898; Lieutenant-Governor 1901. 1 November, 1907. 31 Oct., 1914 Gupta, Krishna Gobinda, C. S. I. Indian Civil Service, 1873–1908; Member of the Board of Revenue, Bengal, 1905. 9 March, 1908 8 March, 1915 Thomson, Sir James, K. C. S. I. Indian Civil Service, 1871–1906; Resident in Travancore and Cochin, 1895; Member of the Board of Revenue. Madras, 1897; Member of Council, Madras,1901; Acted as Governor of Madras, April to December, 1904. 11 September, 1908 10 Sept., 1915. Edgerley, Sir Steyning William, K. C. V. O., C. I. E. Indian Civil Service, 1879–1909; Secretary to Government of Bombay, 1897–1907; Member of the Governor-General's Legislative Council, 1906; Member of Council, Bombay, 1907; Member of Royal Commission on Indian Decentralisation, 1907–09. 16 March, 1909 15 March, 1916 Raleigh, Sir Thomas, K.C.S.I., D.C.L. (Late Reader in English Law at Oxford.) Registrar of the Privy Council, 1896–1899; Legal Member of the Governor-General's Council, 1899–1904; Vice-Chancellor of Calcutta University, 1900. 2 April, 1909 1 April, 1916 Baig, Mirza Abbas Ali Civil Service, 1882–1906; Talukdari Settlement Officer, Bombay, 1906; Dewan in the Junagadh State, 1906–10. 4 June, 1910 3 June, 1917