I have the honour to inform the House that I have directed the
Clerk of the House to lay upon the Table his report and my recommendation in the matter of the promotion of Mr. T. P. Owens to the position of Editor of Debates and chief of the reporting branch of the House, and in the matter of the confirmation of the title of Mr. W. H. Dickson as " Chief Keporter of the Committees of the House." .The recommendation of the clerk of the House is as follows:
Ottawa, May 18, 1916.
The Speaker of the House of Commons, Ottawa.
The transfer of Mr. Albert Horton to the Senate Debates Staff creates a vacancy in the position of Editor and Chief of Reporting Branch of the House of Commons.
I beg to report that Mr. T. P. Owens, Associate Editor, is the proper person to be promoted to the position of Editor of Debates and Chief of Reporting Branch of the House of Commons.
I also beg to report that Mr. W. H. Dickson, who has been acting as Chief Reporter of the Committees of the House with the approval of the Speaker since 1906, should have the said title officially confirmed.
I am, Sir,
Your obedient servant,
(Sgd.) THOS. B. FLINT, Clerk of the House of Commons.