§ SIR J. KITSON (Colne Valley) York, W.R.,
I bog to ask the Under Secretary of State for India whether it is the intention of Her Majesty's Government to apply to Parliament for power to enable the Secretary of State for India to recognise the payment of interest during construction of branch railways in India, and to authorise the charge of the said payment to the capital account.of the railways in question?
MR. GEORGE RUSSELL
It is the intention of Her Majesty's Government to apply to Parliament for the powers described in my hon. Friend's question, for exercise in such cases as are considered suitable by the Secretary of State in Council.