HC Deb 28 July 1931 vol 255 cc2100-1

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the total cost of the recent Select Committee on Capital Punishment; and how much of that cost was due to the expenses of official and other witnesses from other countries?

The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the TREASURY (Mr. Pethick-Lawrence)

The gross expenditure incurred in respect of the Select Committee on Capital Punishment amounts to approximately £1,500, of which £351 represents the travelling, etc., expenses of witnesses from other countries. The receipts from sales of reports amount up to date to approximately £230.