§ *SIR CHARLES DILKE (Gloucestershire, Forest of Dean)
I beg to ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer what is now the estimate of expenditure in the present financial year, and what the estimate for the next financial year, of the expenditure on capital account by the Admiralty and the War Office under the Naval Works Acts, the Military Works Acts, or otherwise, in addition to any sums repaid by annuities charged on Estimates.
§ *THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER (Sir M. HICKS BEACH,): Bristol, W.
The estimate of expenditure, exclusive of annuities charged on Estimates, is as follows:—
— Present Financial Year. Next Financial Year. Naval Works Acts £1,460,479 £2,541,521 Barracks Act, 1890 186,000 76,500 Military Works Acts 866,000 1,085,000