§ MR. BRADLAUGH (Northampton)
I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for India if he can give the House detailed particulars respecting the under mentioned items in the Home Accounts of the Government of India, of which no particulars appear in Paliamentary Paper, No. 171, 9th of May, 1890:— The persons to whom payments were made, the amounts paid in each instance, and the reason for making such payments of compassionate allowances, £2,457 14s. 6d. (page 9); like information respecting compassionate and miscellaneous pensions, £4,987 7s. 6d., and gratuities £585 (page 11); like information respecting gratuities granted on retirement to members of the Uncovenanted Services of India, £2,057 2s. 1d. (page 11), and the circumstances under which the following charges were incurred: "Cost of stores lost in transit in India," £7,808 4s. 1d. (page 13), showing through default stores to this amount were lost; and whether the stores were insured?
§ THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA (Sir J. GORST,) Chatham
If the hon. Gentleman will move for the information, it will be given as an unopposed Return.