Joint Under-Secretary (Appointment)

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th February 1952.

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Photo of Mr William Snadden Mr William Snadden , Kinross and West Perthshire

The appointment of my hon. Friend, the Member for Fife, East (Mr. Henderson Stewart), as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland has already been announced.

Photo of Mr Jon Rankin Mr Jon Rankin , Glasgow Tradeston

We congratulate the hon. Gentleman on his appointment, but can the Joint Under-Secretary assure us that he is the best qualified Tory for this particular job?

Photo of Mr Jon Rankin Mr Jon Rankin , Glasgow Tradeston

On a point of order. As I have asked a simple question, could I have an answer "Yes" or "No"?