HC Deb 03 June 1924 vol 174 cc1038-9
1. Mr. BLACK

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will state the value of reparation dyes received by the Government for each separate year since they commenced what was the gross amount received by the Government for each year's sales of reparation dyes, and what was the amount of commission and all charges incurred in each year in disposing of the dyes?

The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. Webb)

The answer contains a number of figures, and the hon. Member will, perhaps, permit me to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

The value of reparation dyestuffs received by the British Government since the commencement of deliveries is as follows:

Financial year. £
1920–21 549,094
1921–22 86,157
1922–23 301,390
1923–24 194,042

The gross amounts received for the sales of dyestuffs were:

Financial year. £
1920–21 330,926
1921–22 370,721
1922–23 387,311
1923–24 343,661

The total amounts of commission and all other charges incurred in disposing of the dyes (including freight from Germany and storage) were:

Financial year. £
1920–21 78,170
1921–22 52,449
1922–23 47,768
1923–24 40,001