§ Sir B. CHADWICK
I have been asked to reply. The answer contains a number of figures, and the hon. Member will perhaps agree to it being circulated in the OFFICIAL REPORT?
§ Following is the answer:
§ The amounts of Light Dues received in 1024–25, 1925–26, and during the current financial year, are as follows:—
§ In respect of lights, etc., in Great Britain and Ireland:—
|Year ended 31st March, 1925||597,252||8||7|
|Year ended 31st March, 1926||728,632||0||10|
|Period from 1st April to 31st, October, 1926||537,376||5||4|
§ In respect of the Basses and Minicoy Lights:—
|Year ended 31st March, 1925||19,111||14||0|
|Year ended 31st March, 1926||13,124||0||8|
|Period from 1st April to 30th June, 1926||2,779||10||11|
§ The bulk of the Basses and Minicoy Dues is collected at ports in India, Ceylon and the Straits Settlements, and complete accounts are not available later than 30th June, 1926.