Sir R. HALL
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give particulars as to the changes which have occurred since 1925–26 in the list of appointments under the Crown carrying remuneration at the rate of £2,000 and above since last year's Return?
§ Mr. RONALD MCNEILL
The following are the changes to be made in the Return in respect of the year 1926–27:
Additions to list shewn in 1925–26 Removals from list shewn in 1925–26 Return AIR FORCE. Officers in Command. Air Officer Commanding, Wessex Bombing Area. Air Officer Commanding, Fighting Area.
Additions to list shewn in 1925–2 Return. Removals from list shewn in 1925–26 Return. Air Ministry, Director of Medical Services. Deputy Chief of the Air Staff, and Director of Operations and Intelligence. Commandant, Staff College. Army. Officers in Command, No change. War Office, Command Staffs, Military Establishments and Military Attachés. — Military Attaché, Brussels. Civil Appointments. Health Ministry. Controller, Insurance Department. Trade Board of. Solicitor. Chairman, Imperial Shipping Committee (inadvertently omitted from the 1925–26 Return). Controller, Clearing Office (Enemy Debts). Diplomatic Service. Minister, Albania. First Secretaries— Argentine (two in 1926–27 against one in 1925–26). Turkey. Consular Service. Consuls-General— Hankosv. Yokohama. Consul-General Ispahan. Consul, New York. COMMERCIAL, DIPLOMATIC AND TRADE COMMISSIONER SERVICE. Commercial Secretary, Grade I, Cairo. Trade Commissioner, Grade I, Montreal.
No change in the number of posts, but owing to a redistribution of certain squadrons, certain amendments are necessary in the Return for 1925–26.2797W
The Vice-Admiral, Second in Command Mediterranean Fleet, should be shown as in command of the First, instead of the Third Battle. Squadron, and the Rear Admiral, Second Battle Squadron, should be shown as Rear-Admiral, Third Battle Squadron.