HC Deb 09 November 1948 vol 457 c1378
54. Mr. C. S. Taylor

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will give particulars of loans made by this country to other countries since the outbreak of war in 1939 up to the present date with particulars of interest received.

Sir S. Cripps

With permission, I will circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT a table of the loans referred to by the hon. Member.

Following is the table:

Outstanding at 9th November 1948 Interest received
£ £
China 12,662,000 816,000
Czechoslovakia 19,178,000
France 99,685,000
Netherlands 45,000,000 445,000
Poland 57,500,000
Turkey 31,022,000 5,599,000
U.S.S.R 33,750,000 5,429,000
TOTALS 298,797,000 12,289,000

In addition, an interest-free loan of £10,000,000 was made to Greece.