HC Deb 15 February 1926 vol 191 cc1549-50W
Colonel DAY

asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether he is * Statistics relating to children between the precise ages mentioned in the question are not available. aware of the fact that the pay of Indian clerks in the Income Tax Department ranges from about £2 per month; and whether, with a view to obviating the risk of their taking bribes, he will consult with the Government of India as to whether it would be advisable to increase this pay?


The power to fix the pay of the subordinate personnel referred to has been given to the Government of India by statutory delegation, and my Noble Friend does not propose to intervene.