HC Deb 19 October 1915 vol 74 cc1620-1
121. Sir J. D. REES

asked the Secretary of State for India whether economies and savings are being effected by the Governor-General in Council, in view of the present necessity for co-operation in this behalf of ordinarily independent financial units of the British Empire?

The SECRETARY of STATE for INDIA (Mr. Chamberlain)

The Government of India are exercising a close scrutiny of expenditure in India, more especially, of course, of proposals for new projects that might in ordinary times have been carried out without delay.