§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the TREASURY (Lieut.-Commander Hilton Young)
The figures referred to are maxima. Owing to the existing uncertainty as to the numbers to be actually employed and the duration of their employment, it is impossible at the present moment to give any reliable estimate of the expenditure involved.
§ Lieut.-Commander YOUNG
It depends on the duration of the employment as well as the number, and also on the nature of the maximum.
Colonel C. LOWTHER
Does the hon. Member who put down this question mean that the only safeguard between this country and red ruin—
§ Mr. SPEAKER
called upon Lieut.-Colonel Archer-Shee to put the next question (No. 44)—[see col. 1290].