§ MR. E. ROBERTSON (Dundee)
asked the Secretary to the Treasury, Whether the Treasury Minute, by which the recommendations and decisions of the Committee of Public Accounts, Session 1887, are rendered operative, has been issued; and, if not, what is the reason of the delay; and, what is the ordinary date of issue?
§ THE SECRETARY (Mr. JACKSON) (Leeds, N.)
The Treasury Minute dealing with the Report of the Public Accounts Committee of 1887 is dated the 23rd of January, 1888; the decisions contained in it have been communicated to the Departments concerned; and it will, according to custom, be laid before the Public Accounts Committee of this year at its first meeting. The last two Minutes bore the dates of the 3rd of November, 1885, and the 27th of December, 1886.