§ 25. Mr. W. THORNE
asked the First Commissioner of Works what amount of money has been paid for the trees commandeered from Esher Common; and if he can state who received the money, if any was paid for the trees?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the WAR OFFICE (Mr. Forster)
Timber on Esher Common has been requisitioned under the Defence of the Realm Regulations, and the question of compensation is at present before the Defence of the Realm Losses Royal Commission. No payment has yet been made.