§ 74. Mr. DAVID DAVIES
asked the Secretary of State for India whether he can state the net expenditure on military and naval services in India for the year 1933–34, giving the proportions, separately, of the amounts spent in India and in England, and the proportion that this forms of the Indian Government expenditure?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for INDIA (Mr. Butler)
According to the revised Estimates, the gross expenditure chargeable against Indian revenues on Defence Services in 1933–34 was Rs.49, 67 lakhs, forming 24 per cent. of the total expenditure, Central and Provincial, charged to revenue in that year. The net expenditure on Defence Services was Rs.44, 42 lakhs, of which 81 per cent. was in India.