§ 43. Mr. LUNN
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total amount outstanding up to the latest convenient date in connection with the land annuities and other funds as a liability of the Irish Free State Government to the Government of the United Kingdom; and what is the amount received from the duties imposed on Irish Free State produce?
§ 47. Mr. LAMBERT
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what amount is due from the Irish Free State to the Treasury; and what amounts have been collected under the Irish Free State (Special Duties) Act, 1932?
§ Mr. HORE-BELISHA
The sums withheld by the Irish Free State Government amounted to £1,750,000 by the 15th July, 1932, when the Special Duties came into force. The sums with- 31 held between that date and the present time amount to £3,200,000. The revenue collected up to the 6th May in respect of the duties imposed under the Irish Free State (Special Duties) Act, 1932, and the Import Duties Act, 1932, on goods imported into the United Kingdom from the Irish Free State was approximately £2,891,000.