HC Deb 22 June 1921 vol 143 c1366

asked the President of the Board of Trade the total sum expended by the Timber Control Department up to the 31st March last; and what was the total revenue derived for the same period?

The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of TRADE (Sir W. Mitchell-Thomson)

Particulars of the trading operations of the Timber Control Department together with balance-sheets have been furnished to 31st March, 1919, in Command Paper 1,062; and similar information will shortly be furnished to 31st March, 1920. The total charges to the trading accounts to that date in respect of home-grown and imported timber were £77,224,371, while recoveries (including stocks on hand) amounted to £76,245,793. Later accounts are not available, but are in course of preparation.