3. Mr. PRICE
asked the Secretary of State for India whether he can make a statement as to the present state of affairs in India?
§ Sir S. HOARE
There has been no change in the situation during the past week. At the end of October the number of persons convicted of civil disobedience offences undergoing imprisonment was 18,243, a decrease of 1,615 on the figures for the previous month, and the number of convicted persons released on tendering apologies amounted to 7,261.