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Coll 29/12 'Bushire: office allowance of consul-general' [‎38r] (75/603)

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The record is made up of 1 file (298 folios). It was created in 26 Oct 1918-24 Feb 1948. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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Reference Government of India telegram No.577? dated the
22nu July, 1947, and our telegram No.468 dated the 14th July,
1947, copies of which arc* enclosed.
2. ^ The Government of India, on the recommendation of the I
Resident, sanction dearness allowance for ministerial staff of
the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. clerical cadre. The first sanction was from
tne 1st August, 1942, and periodical sanctions for its
continuance are obtained at six monthly periods. Tho cost of
living is checked locally throughout the period and p.f found
justified by tne Resident the continuation of the allov;anc® is
sanctioned by the Government of India at the same rate as the
previous 6 months. The last period of sanction for the six
months 1-1-1947 until 30-6-1947 has expired and the question
oi the continuance of the allowance from*1-7-1947 to 31-12-1947
was raised with the-Government of India on-the 14th July, 1947.
Instructions have now been received to raise the matter with
His Majesty^ Government.
3. Rates of dearness allowance admissible till 30th June,
1947, were as under
BaHRaIN (including Trucial Coasts) :
g.on emoluments of staff up to Rs.200/- per mensem
and at half tne rates on the portion of emoluments exceedinr
Rs.^uC/- per me^isem up to a maximum of as. 500/- oer mensem.
KIT- .'A IT :
1^° ) lor those individuals whose emoluments do not
eXC ^/ Rs,200// “ Per mensem. 100 ; on salaries exceeding
as.aOO/- per mensem on the first Rs.200/- and at half that
rate on the balance up to the maximum of Rs.500/-.
4. There has been no reduction in the cost of livin and nc
improvement in present conditions is anticipated for the next"
six montns. I shall be grateful therefor for His Majesty’s
Government’s sanction by telegram for Continuance of dearness
allowance for tne next six months at rates mentioned in
paragraph 3 above. Provision for expenditure involved exists
in current year's budget estimates.
- GALLOWAY -
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me issue oi the above has been authorised.
Secretary to the Political
Resident in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf.
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The file concerns the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , in Bushire.

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The file is composed solely of internal correspondence between the Foreign Office, the India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. , the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , the Government of India, the British Legation at Tehran, and the Treasury.

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1 file (298 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 299; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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