§ MR. WEIR
I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for War, if he will state whether any of the £265,320, expended up to the:31st March last in connection with Brennan torpedoes, has been paid for the invention, and whether any money has been paid for royalty; and, if so, will he state the amount of the respective payments?
§ THE UNDER SECRETARY of STATE FOR WAR (Mr. BRODRICK,) Surrey, Guildford
As was stated in this House in considerable detail on the 3rd May 1894, the purchase money for this invention was £110,000. No royalty has been paid or is payable.