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Army—Deputy Commissary General Lundy—Question

Volume 203: debated on Thursday 21 July 1870

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said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for War, Whether it is his intention to appoint Deputy Commissary General Lundy to be a Deputy Controller over the present Assistant Controllers, whose Commissions in the Control Department are dated the 1st of January 1870; and, if so, whether such a step would not endanger the position of the Assistant Controllers, and be in contravention of Article 12 of the Royal Warrant, dated the 12th of November 1869?

Sir, on the first formation of the Department, Mr. Lundy I was appointed Acting Deputy Controller at Jamaica, to introduce the new system there. As the force in Jamaica is to be reduced, Jamaica will not be a Deputy Controller's station; but upon the occurrence of a suitable vacancy Mr. Lundy's services will be transferred to it, and his acting appointment rendered permanent.