Oral Answers to Questions — India.

– in the House of Commons on 23 November 1931.

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  • British Subjects, Kashmir (Land Ownership). (4 speeches)

    1. asked the Secretary of State for India whether he is aware that British subjects are debarred from owning land in the State of Kashmir, although this right is possessed by Kashmiri subjects in...

  • Municipal Administration. (2 speeches)

    2. asked the Secretary of State for India the number of municipalities in India which have been superseded for maladministration since 1921, giving figures for India proper and Burma, separately?

  • Burma. (4 speeches)

    3. asked the Secretary of State for India if he will make a statement on the state of affairs in Burma at an early date; if he will say what increase it has been found necessary to make in the...

  • Kashmir (Inquiries). (8 speeches)

    4. asked the Secretary of State for India whether the persons, or either of them, inquiring into the state of affairs in Kashmir are expected to report on the rival merits of autocracy and...

  • British Forces. (2 speeches)

    5. asked the Secretary of State for India whether he can give the strength of the British Army in India in infantry, cavalry, artillery, air force, and other arms?

  • Threats to Boycott. (4 speeches)

    10. asked the Secretary of State for India whether he will take measures to prohibit the circulation, now continuing, of formal threats of boycotting addressed to non-Indian mills unless their...

  • Round Table Conference. (11 speeches)

    11. asked the Secretary of State for India whether he anticipates that it will be possible to make a statement giving the concrete results of the India Round Table Conference before the House...

  • Concession Passengers (British Ships). (4 speeches)

    12. asked the Secretary of State for India if he is aware that passage certificates granted by the Government of India, under the Lee Commission Scheme to and from India, are available by foreign...

  • Situation. (13 speeches)

    13. asked the Secretary of State for India whether there is an improvement in the maintenance of law and order in India, such as will enable the Viceroy to repeal any or all of the Special...

  • Trade Unions. (2 speeches)

    6. (for Major MILNER) asked the Secretary of State for India whether he can give a list of the regis- tered trade unions in India, made up to the latest convenient date, with the numbers in each?

  • Mine Workers. (2 speeches)

    7. (for Major MILNER) asked the Secretary of State for India whether he can give the numbers of men and women employed in and about the mines in India at the last convenient date, giving...

  • Lepers. (2 speeches)

    8. (for Major MILNER) asked the Secretary of State for India, whether he can give the numbers of lepers in India at the latest convenient date; whether he can give figures for the past 10 years...

  • Budget. (4 speeches)

    (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for India what action is to be taken to balance the Indian Budget in view of the rejection by the Legislative Assembly of the Emergency Finance Bill?