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India—Bombay Military Fund

Volume 203: debated on Friday 5 August 1870

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said, he wished to ask the Under Secretary of State for India, Whether the Actuary's Report on the Bombay Military Fund has yet or when will it be made?

In reply, Sir, to my hon. Friend, I have to say that the Actuary's Report was received on the 1st of August. It shows that the fund is in deficit. This being so, no increase can of course be made to the pensions; but they will be continued at their present rate under the guarantee given by the Secretary of State and confirmed by Parliament.