§ 7. Sir ROBERT NEWMAN
asked the President of the Board of Trade what will be the total expenditure chargeable to 1244 British creditors in respect of staffing, housing, and other costs of the Clearing House for Enemy Debts at Cornwall House for the month of July, 1923; and what was the total similarly for July, 1922?
§ Sir P. LLOYD-GREAME
The expenditure of the Clearing Office (including the Departments for the administration of Austrian, Bulgarian and Hungarian property and the accredited representatives in Berlin, Vienna and Budapest and their staffs) for July, 1923, is estimated approximately at £22,600, and that for July, 1922, at £27,000. The foregoing figures do not include any provision for the guarantee of debts under Article 296 (b) of the Treaty of Versailles and corresponding Articles of the other Treaties of Peace.