HC Deb 09 April 1869 vol 195 c478

said, he wished to ask the Under Secretary of State for India, Whether, the Indian Government having inserted in its Budget for 1869–70 an Item for disbursements in India of £8,400,000 as "bills drawn by the Secretary of State for India," it is the intention of the Home Government to carry out the notice so given, all such drafts having been discontinued since the 16th of December last; and, if so, when?

MR. GRANT DUFF, in reply, said, it was their intention to carry out the notice and to re-commence drawing at an early date. The precise day was not yet fixed, but it would be duly announced.