§ Colonel DAY
asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, as representing the First Commissioner of Works, whether the designs for the new British Embassy buildings in Washington have now been finally approved; and, if so, what will be the approximate cost of same?
§ Captain KING (for The FIRST COMMISSIONER of WORKS)
The plans have been approved, subject to any alterations which may be necessary. The approximate estimate of cost for the building is £lG5,000, but no firm figure can be given until tenders have been received.