§ 51. Sir F. WISE
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the amount in sterling that we paid the United States in 1926 against our external debt?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
The Debt payments made by His Majesty's Government to the United States in 1926 amounted in round figures to. £35,000,000 sterling, of which £28,000,000 was in respect of interest, and £5,000,000 in respect of repayment of capital on the debt to the United States Government, and £2,000,000 was in respect of interest on market loans in the United States.