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Coll 29/45(6) 'Travelling allowances for officers in Gulf posts' [‎16v] (33/37)

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The record is made up of 1 file (16 folios). It was created in 28 Oct 1947-9 Jan 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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Frau tike adainiatrative point of view x tlila^ the sL iplest
solution would be
(1) In regard to cars, t^ laaintain the (iovermaent of India
Code until next April, when it should be replaced by the
Forei^i office dor Code*
(2) In rsgarl tj travellinti allowances generally to ecc^gL
the proposals in iir .. u letter ox* 17 tii Cctobei*
Tikis arrr^ngenont would be tlia most convenient ttam tiie
-practical point of view though on the otiier iiand the
Foreign office miglit see soiae dlifioulty in agreeing
that Indian rules should be applied to Foreign hervr^its*
On tiie financial si-.ie it seams liJsely to jaork out to tiio
advraitage of tiae politicfil officers concerned and tise
reaaury might qpmrry this, but it would be pointed out
to them that it is only the continuance of previous
practice and in aq/ case tue only practical arrangeroent.
It will « necessary to obtain the agreement of tike Treasury
and Foreign Uffice to iir -iiy*s proposals in his letter of 17th
October. If you agree, s/e could write enclosing a oojjy and malting
tiie beat Ciise on t.je lines above, .ilternativaly it lalght be
quic r jest t call a m ©ting, I unring previously clroulated copies of
3ir R* letter.
1 or ary conic nets, please.
F..*..K. ilarrison,
Vll.
I ai inclined to agree with .ir. .iarrison on both ^xiinta, but
t ie Trcosuiy r;iay be sticky about Travelling Allowanoes. 1 had a
similar question in regard to .ord Mountbatten's a^ecial staff in
India f nd after some fruitioss iiscuasion, tne reasury deci. ed
tfiat their won rules should apply* The argisoento put for^vard ty
.Jr. nllov/s (wuioti did not exist in tiie case of t & s < 5 CiaI staff)
it fly, iOwever, imluce t.ten to ^gree. xnciiientally the gravelling
Ail /vrnnee ales in tim b. d*il. uave long been out of date exoeet
/fir

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The file concerns the application of Foreign Service Regulation to 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. , regarding travelling allowances and use of Government vehicles.

The file is composed of correspondence between 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 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. , and the Treasury.

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1 file (16 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 (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 18; 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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