§ Mr. RHYS DAVIES
asked the Secretary of State for India whether he will state in sterling the expenditure incurred by the Central Government in India in connection with the Meerut conspiracy case to the end of October or the nearest convenient date; and also the expenditure incurred by the local 'governments in respect of the court expenses and of the prosecution and defence witnesses, and the expenditure incurred by the India Office; whether any expenditure has been incurred by the Director of Intelligence in connection with the trial; and, if so, to how much it amounted?
§ Sir S. HOARE
The expenditure in-His other emoluments and their curred by the Government of India up estimated value were as to the end of August, 1932, was about £124,000. Expenditure by the local Government of the United Provinces is con fined to matters dealt with by the ordinary machinery, and I have no information as to the amount. Expenditure by the India Office has amounted to £2,230. As regards the last two parts of the question, all the expenditure borne by the Government of India is met from the Budget grant of the Intelligence Bureau of the Home Department. Pension rights