§ MR. FULLER (Wiltshire, Westbury)
On behalf of the hon. Member for South 18 Wolverhampton, I beg to ask the Secretary to the Treasury, as representing the Postmaster General, whether he will state what total sum has been expended by the Post Office in connection with wireless telegraphy, whether for purchases, for experimentes, and for payments to individuals; and under what Votes this sum has been presented, or will be presented, to Parliament.
§ THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY TO THE TREASURY (Mr. AUSTEN CHAMBERLAIN,) Worcestershire, E.
Experiments in connection with wireless telegraphy have extended over a number of years, and the Postmaster General fears that it would not be possible for him to furnish the information desired by the hon. Member without considerable expense, which would scarcely be justified by the results. Such expenditure as has been incurred has been charged partly to the Vote for the Board of Trade and partly to the Post Office Vote for Telegraphs.