HC Deb 25 October 1916 vol 86 c1117
42. Mr. G. LAMBERT

asked the Secretary of State for India whether cooling-fans and lighting installations are available for the hospital and barracks at Barrackpore, where West of England regiments are stationed, in India?


(Comptroller of the Household): Electric lights and fans will be installed in the hospital at Barrackpore before next hot weather. The Government of India report that they are taking up electrification schemes as quickly as the staff and materials available permit, the order of urgency being determined by medical authorities.