§ 49. Sir L. LYLE
asked the Prime Minister if he will state the policy of the present Government with regard. to Palestine; and how much the administration in that country has cost during the last four years and is estimated to cost us this year?
§ The PRIME MINISTER
His Majesty's Government has to take over Palestinian responsibility as a going concern. It is in consultation with the High Commissioner.
§ As regards expenditure, the cost of Palestine to the British Exchequer during the past years has been as follows:
§ The cost for 1924–25 is estimated at not more than £1,000,000.