§ MR. HAZLETON (Galway, N.)
To ask the Secretary to the Treasury if he will state when the office of Treasury Remembrancer, Ireland, was created; 262 under what Act of Parliament or by what other authority it was created; and what are the chief powers and duties of the Remembrancer.
(Answered by Mr. Hobhouse.) The office of Treasury Remembrancer was constitued by Treasury Minute dated 4th January, 1871. His principal duties are of a consultative character, as he advises the Treasury on such questions of Irish administration as are from time to time brought under the consideration of the Board. He is also head of the Dublin Pay Office.