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Lac Trade

Volume 236: debated on Monday 10 March 1930

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asked the Secretary of State for India if he will give information to show what action has been taken to improve the condition of the lac trade in India, following the result of the investigation into the condition of the trade made in 1920 by Mr. H. A. F. Lindsay and Mr. C. M. Harlow?

Full information on this topic will be found on pages 575 and 576 of the Report of the Royal Commission on Agriculture in India. I am also sending my hon. and gallant Friend a copy of the Indian Lac Cess Bill, 1930, together with the official statement of objects and reasons.