HC Deb 17 May 1928 vol 217 c1215
68. Sir F. SANDERSON (for Colonel WOODCOCK)

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs the amount to be paid by the British Government to the League of Nations for the year 1929; and what were the corresponding amounts for the five previous years?


As the answer contains a number of figures in tabular form, I will, with my hon. Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

The amount to be paid by the British Government in respect of the year 1929 will be fixed at the Annual Assembly in September next. The estimated contribution to the League of Nations for 1928 is £65,300. The actual payments for the preceding five years were as follow:

1923–24 71,604
1924–25 59,322
1925–26 61,360
1926–27 66,000
1927–28 51,829

In addition, His Majesty's Government has made the following contributions to the funds of the International Labour Organisation:

1923–24 33,880
1924–25 29,103
1925–26 30,000
1926–27 22,388
1927–28 30,578

The estimated contribution by His Majesty's Government to the International Labour Organisation for 1928 is £34,000.

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