§ SIR H. COTTON (Nottingham, E.)
To ask the Under-Secretary of State for India what has been the average price obtained month by month during the first six months of 1908 for a chest of opium at the auction sales in Calcutta, and what price was estimated in the Budget for the current year.
586 (Answered by Mr. Buchanan.) The Answer to the first Question, is Rs. 1,411; and to the second, Rs. 1,300.