HC Deb 12 July 1923 vol 166 cc1576-7
77. Mr. C. BUXTON

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what amount of expenditure was incurred by this country up to November, 1922, in connection with the conferences or meetings between representatives of Allied Governments for purposes connected with German reparations, in particular the conferences held at San Remo, Hythe, Boulogne, and Spa, and the two conferences at Brussels in 1920, the two meetings of the Supreme Council and the two Premier's conferences in London in 1921, and the conferences at Cannes, Paris, Genoa, and London in 1922?


The information asked for consists mainly of figures which, with the hon. Member's permission, I propose to circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following are the figures:

The following is a list of the Allied Conferences held between December, 1919, and August, 1922, at which the question of German Reparations was discussed among other questions. At several of these Conferences many other questions were dealt with:

Approximate total cost to public funds.
London.—December, 1919, to April, 1920 15,900
San Remo.—18th April, 1920 850
Lympne.—15th–16th May, 1920 541
Lympne.—20th June, 1920
Boulogne.—21st June, 1920 575
Boulogne.—27th July, 1920
Brussels.—2nd July, 1920 1,456
Spa.—5th–16th July, 1920
Lucerne.—22nd–23rd August, 1920 142
Paris.—26th–29th January, 1921 384
London.—21st February to 16th March, 1921 26,001
Lympne.—23rd–24th April, 1921 146
London.—30th April to 3rd May, 1921 88
Paris.—12th–13th August, 1921 407
London.—19th December, 1921 351
Paris.—29th December, 1921 357
Cannes. — 4th–13th January, 1922
Genoa.—9th April to 18th May, 1922 7,750
London.—6th July, 1922 2,408
London. — 7th–14th August, 1922

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