HC Deb 21 May 1906 vol 157 c921

To ask the Secretary of State for War, what is the annual cost of the troops stationed in West Africa; and what is the amount of the annual contribution received from the West African Colonies.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Haldane.) The cost of the British troops stationed in West Africa for the year 1904–5 was £226,900. No contribution was received from the West African Colonies in aid of this expenditure.