§ 59. Mr. G. THORNE
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) whether any amount additional to the £18,000,000 voted in Vote 10, Unclassified Services, Sub-head A, has been granted to any ally since the publication of the Estimates; (2) whether he can state the names of the allies to whom loans are made, Vote 10, Unclassified Services, Sub-head A, and the amount which is paid to each?
§ Mr. BALDWIN
The advances made from Sub-head A of the Vote for Loans to Allies are in respect of remanets, or adjustments, arising out of the War. The actual advances in the current year to date are as follow:—
Further advances will be necessary before the close of the year, but I anticipate that the total will be well within the voted sum.
£ To France 4,318,492 To Italy 110,000 To Belgium 13,000 To Serbia 414,744 To Roumania 5,214 Total £4,861,450