4. Mr. HERBERT
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.