§ Mr. NORTON-GRIFFITHS
asked how much, if any, of the £20,000 annual grant for the entertainment of distinguished visitors to this country remains unused; and whether it is proposed to augment this annual grant for the special purposes of the Coronation year?
§ Mr. HOBHOUSE
The amounts of the grants to the Government Hospitality Fund since its establishment have been:
subject in terms of the estimates to the accumulation of unexpended balances. The balance available upon the Fund on the 31st December last was £13,023, and it is anticipated that a further grant of £10,000 will suffice for the coming financial year.
In 1908–9 … … … £5,000 In 1909–10 … … … £10,000 In 1910–11 … … … £10,000