§ Mr. JAMESON
asked the Secretary of State for India if he will request the Government of India to order a Return to be made of the number of securities imposed on printing presses in India, and whether paid or the press closed in default of payment; of the number of first securities for- 1178W feited; of the number of enhanced second securities imposed, and whether paid or the press closed in default of payment; of the number of enhanced securities and of presses forfeited, and of the number of pamphlets and books forfeited under the Press Act (I.) of 1910, since it was enacted; and will he direct that such Order shall be laid upon the Table of the House?
§ Mr. MONTAGU
A Return made to this House of 13th July, 1914, showing the action take under certain sections of the Indian Press Act (1) of 1910 contains most of the information desired by the hon. Member as regards the period prior to that date. I will consult with the Government of India with a view to bringing the Return up to date and including in formation regarding the number of pamphlets and books forfeited.