HC Deb 05 July 1905 vol 148 cc1117-8
MR. MORRELL (Oxfordshire, Woodstock)

To ask the Secretary to the Admiralty what contributions are made to the cost of the Navy by India, the Australian Commonwealth, New Zealand, the Cape, and Natal, beyond the sums set out as appropriations in aid in the Estimates; and what is the sum contributed in aid from all sources.

(Answered by Mr. Pretyman.) No contributions to the cost of the Navy, other than the sums shown in the Estimates as appropriations in aid, are made by the Colonies and Dependencies named. The total of those contributions is £428,400, made up as follows:—

India 103,400
Australian Commonwealth 200,000
New Zealand 40,000
Cape Colony 50,000
Natal 35,000