§ MR. SYDNEY BUXTON (Tower Hamlets, Poplar)
asked Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, What was the total expenditure in the financial year 1885 365 on the Bechuanaland Expedition, for which a sum of £500,000 was taken in the original Army Estimates of that year; and. what was the total cost of the Expedition in the financial years 1884 and 1885 respectively?
§ THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER (Mr. GOSCHEN) (St. George's, Hanover Square)
, in reply, said: The information which the hon. Member requires will be found in page 173 of the Army Appropriation Account for 1884–5, and page 165 of the Account for 1885–6. The expenditure for the two years is there given as—for 1884–5, £436,812 1s. 1d.; and for 1885–6, £451, 402 3s. 5d.; total, £888,214 4s. 6d.