Written: Written on June 26, 1918
Published: First published in 1933 in Lenin Miscellany XXI. Printed from the originals.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, pages 108c-109a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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1) Find the decision passed a long time ago (in Petrograd) on how to put questions on the agenda.
2) The compiler of the agenda, the secretary (Gorbunov is the secretary, isn’t he? what a mishmash we have here), should sign at the bottom: compiled by secretary so-and-so (and I give warning that I shall dismiss secretaries who are unwilling to observe the rules).
to all secretaries, that they should not put questions on the agenda without first demanding from the reporter (or from the person introducing the question) a signed statement
1) whether inquiries have been made of the finance department (Commissariat for Finance+Control), if it is a matter of expenditure or allocations;
2) whether inquiries have been made of the departments concerned in the given question.
V. Ulyanov (Lenin)
All secretaries must sign
here that they have read this.