Viceroy's Executive Council

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health – in the House of Commons on 15th October 1942.

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Photo of Sir Geoffrey Mander Sir Geoffrey Mander , Wolverhampton East

asked the Secretary of State for India whether it is proposed to complete the Indianisation of the Viceroy's Executive by the appointment of Indians to the three portfolios still held by Englishmen?

Photo of Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery , Birmingham Sparkbrook

No such change is at present in contemplation.

Photo of Sir Geoffrey Mander Sir Geoffrey Mander , Wolverhampton East

Does not the right hon. Gentleman realise that taking action on these lines would meet with a large measure of approval among Indians?