Oral Answers to Questions — Secretary for Scotland.

– in the House of Commons on 25th March 1925.

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Photo of Mr James Couper Mr James Couper , Glasgow Maryhill

48.

asked the Prime Minister whether he has yet reached a decision with reference to raising the status of the Secretary for Scotland; and when will he be in a position to announce it?

Photo of Mr Stanley Baldwin Mr Stanley Baldwin , Bewdley

As I have already announced, this question is being examined, and I hope to be in a position to make a statement during the Session.

Photo of Mr Thomas Johnston Mr Thomas Johnston , Dundee

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that while there may be general agreement about raising the status of the Secretary for Scotland, there will not be the same general agreement about raising his salary?

Photo of Mr Stanley Baldwin Mr Stanley Baldwin , Bewdley

I was not aware of that, but I am not at all surprised.