§ 21. Mr. BARCLAY-HARVEY
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what was the cost of administration of German East Africa in 1913; how many officials, civil and military, were required to administer that territory in that year; and what are the corresponding figures for the year 1923–24?
§ Mr. AMERY
Excluding extraordinary or capital expenditure, the figures are as follow:
1992 Including extraordinary or capital expenditure, the totals are:
1923–24. £ German 1,025,250* British 1,406,464 * Converting marks at 20 to the £.
European officials employed by the Government of the German East Africa Protectorate in 1914: 1,120.
1923–24. £ German 2,737,750 British 1,901,158
European officials employed by the Government of the Tanganyika Territory in 1924: 860.
§ Mr. H. WILLIAMS
Can the right hon. Gentleman tell us the rise in the cost of living so that we may have some comparison of the real values?
§ Mr. WALLHEAD
Is it the case that sanitary services are falling into disuse to a certain extent because of the small amount which is allowed to be spent on them?