§ 71. Mr. HARMSWORTH
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will give figures showing the amount 1155 received on account of reparation from Germany; and the amount charged against this account in respect of the British Army of Occupation?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
The total receipts of the British Empire from Germany from the Armistice up to the 31st October, 1925, are approximately £834 millions, of which approximately £49 millions is in respect of the British Army of Occupation (leaving a further claim of about £7 millions to be satisfied out of future payments under Article 21 of the Agreement of 14th January, 1925), approximately £83½ millions is in respect of other charges (e.g., reimbursement of Coal Advances under the Spa Agreement and Belgian War Debt), and approximately £26½ million is in respect of reparation. The share of the United Kingdom in this £26½ million is approximately £23 millions. In the above figures 20 gold marks is taken as equal to £1.