HC Deb 03 July 1951 vol 489 cc2145-6
56. Mr. Emrys Hughes

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer his estimate of the cost to this country of the first year of the war in Korea.

Mr. Gaitskell

The additional direct expenditure so far incurred by the United Kingdom is about £10 million.

Mr. Hughes

Can the Chancellor give any estimate of the indirect cost?

Mr. Gaitskell

No, Sir; that is not possible.