HC Deb 16 April 1934 vol 288 c687
6. Mr. T. SMITH

asked the Secretary of State for India the amount of the budget deficit of the Government of Burma for 1922, 1933, and 1934, and the total sum received on loan from the Government of India to meet those deficits in each year, respectively?


As the reply involves a number of figures, I propose, with the hon. Member's permission, to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the reply:

The following table shows the actual or estimated Revenue position of the Government of Burma and advances to that Province from the Provincial Loans Fund in the years mentioned:

Year. Revenue Surplus (+) or Deficit (-). Advances from Provincial Loans Fund.
Rs. lakhs. Rs. lakhs.
1921–22 +14 Nil
1922–23 -1,56 Nil
1932–33. -1,28 1,41
1933–34(Revised Estimate). -1,34 1,18
1934–35(Budget Estimate). -67 85