HC Deb 18 July 1923 vol 166 c2318

also asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what is the total amount of the French debt to Great Britain; and in what currency is it to be paid?

Major HENNESSY (Lord of the Treasury)

The total amount of the French Government's debt to His Majesty's Government, as on the 31st March, 1923, was approximately £610,000,000, including accrued interest. The debt is payable in pounds sterling, with the exception of £8,400,000 (the equivalent of $41,000,000) which is payable in United States dollars.

Lieut.-Colonel J. WARD

When do you expect to get any of it?