HC Deb 19 April 1928 vol 216 c359
48. Mr. DAY

asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether any decision has been arirved at by the Government of India in making Regulations to prohibit the employment of women underground in various classes of mines; and is he able to state the exact position and what progress has been made with the Provincial Governments and other authorities?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for INDIA (Earl Winterton)

The Government of India have completed their consultation with local Governments and have drafted Regulations which, as pre-

Year. Military Expenditure (including Marine). Total Expenditure (Central and Provincial) charged against Revenue. Gross Military Expenditure as a percentage of Total Expenditure.
Gross. Net.
Rs. Rs. Rs. Per cent.
1913–14* 31,89,86,475 29,84,41,695 1,24,34,21,280 25.7
1920–21 88,23,24,251 81,75,37,319 2,32,16,63,582 38.0
1926–27 60,91,63,889 55,96,95,825 2,21,82,69,696 27.5
1927–28† 56,72,49,000 54,92,00,000 2,19,04,11,744 25.9
* 1913–14 figures (given in sterling in the accounts) have been converted at Rs. 15 to £1.
† 1927–28: The figures are those of the Budget Estimates.
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