DR. RUTHERFORD (Middlesex, Brentford)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for India whether ho has yet received answers to his questions addressed to the Government of India relating to the numbers of medical men engaged in combating the plague.
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA (Mr. MORLEY, Montrose Burghs)
I have not yet received the return. The figures may take some little time to collect.
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for India whether he will give the House the weekly Returns of death from plague during May for each province in India.
§ MR. MORLEY
The deaths returned for the weeks ending 4th, 11th and 18th May respectively are for all India 77,772, 82,400 and 67,512. Later figures have not yet been received. I shall be very willing to communicate the provincial Returns for those weeks to the hon. Member, or to place them in the Library.