§ MR. BRADLAUGH (Northampton)
asked the Under Secretary of State for India, Whether 15,000 rupees per month are now being paid for the hire of three flats from the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company; whether such flats could have been conveniently built in Calcutta at an outside cost of 150,000 rupees; whether very large sums are being paid to the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company for demurrage; and, if he can say by whose fault such demurrage charges arise?
§ THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE (Sir JOHN GORST) (Chatham)
The Secretary of State has no information on this subject; but he will cause inquiry to be made.
§ MR. BRADLAUGH
asked if the Papers which the hon. Gentleman anticipated a week or two ago had yet arrived?