§ 35. Mr. Bellenger
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will inform the House what is the amount of the grant given by the War Office towards Army welfare work?
§ Mr. Law
A total sum of approximately £1,000,000 has been approved to date covering the period from 1st October, 1940, to 31st March, 1942. These figures do not include the cost of professional entertainment for the troops provided through the Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes. Some further proposals for the current year are still under consideration.