HC Deb 24 October 1935 vol 305 c317
76. Mr. JANNER

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the amounts which the Palestine Government have budgeted to spend for general education, Jewish education, roads, railways, postal services, ports, and public health services, respectively, for the financial year 1935–36?

Commander SOUTHBY

As the reply contains a column of figures, my right hon. Friend will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the reply:

The Estimates of Palestine for the financial year 1935–36 contain the following provision for the services specified:

General Education 267,871
Jewish Education 39,035
Roads (including bridges) 234,405
Railways (gross expenditure) 855,593
Postal Services 341,536
Ports (Extraordinary and Special Expenditure, Haifa and Jaffa) 237,200
Public Health 245,595