HC Deb 10 August 1909 vol 9 c382W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will give the details of the money paid for the land for the Rosyth Dockyard?


112,250 was paid to Lord Linlithgow for the purchase of 911½ acres of land and 236 acres of foreshore. This sum includes £17,250 in respect of the valuation of the minerals.
*22,500 was paid to Mr. Newton for the purchase of 206 acres of land and 50 acres of foreshore.
*4,800 was paid to the Minister of Inver-keithing for the purchase of 6¼ acres of land.
£139,550 Total.
* In those cases no specific part of the purchase money was in respect of minerals, which passed with the land.
In neither of the above cases, where foreshore was included in the purchase, was any specific part of the purchase money assigned to same.