§ SIR MANCHERJEE BHOWNAGGREE (Bethnal Green, N. E.)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for India if he will give the Return asked for in the Order Paper this day relating to labourers employed in mines and plantations in India and the provision of medical aid and education for their families and children.
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA (Mr. BRODRICK,) Surrey, Guildford
I am afraid that materials do not exist for the preparation of the Return. The statutory returns furnished by mines in British India and tea estates in Assam do not contain the
|Number and description of mines.||Number and description of plantations.||Number of labourers employed.||Number of persons in labourers' families, denoting women and children.||Arrangements for hospitals or dispensaries.||Arrangements for education of children.||where situate.|