HC Deb 26 April 1910 vol 17 cc400-1W

asked what is the actual cost to date of the new Local Government buildings in Whitehall; and, if further expenditure be contemplated, will he state the nature and amount of the same?


The actual cost to date of the new Government buildings for the Educational Department and the Local Government Board in Whitehall is as follows:—

£ s. d.
Purchase of Site 556,015 15 1
Redemption of Land Tax 2,221 10 0
Erection of Buildings and Works connected therewith 656,790 7 10
£1,215,027 12 11

The above figures do not include any further sums which may be due to the contractors in respect of the balance due to the builders on their contract. No further expenditure is contemplated. A claim of £106,112 has been put forward by the contractors and is now under consideration.