§ Mr. Hore-Belisha
The total value of contracts placed by the War Office with firms in distressed areas (including Special Areas) during the 12 months from 1st March, 1937, to 28th February, 1938, was £9,218,766, and for the corresponding period 1938–39, £17,858,626.
§ Mr. Henderson Stewart
Can the right hon. Gentleman indicate what proportion of this sum has gone to Scotland?
§ Sir Ronald Ross
Will the right hon. Gentleman also find out if any proportion has gone to Northern Ireland?