HC Deb 13 July 1922 vol 156 cc1474-5W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the cash sums derived from the realisation of war assets, etc., appropriated in aid of supply grants, and paid direct to the Exchequer, respectively, in each of the financial years 1919–20, 1920–21, and 1921–22?

1919–20. 1920–21. 1921–22.
£ £ £
Appropriated in Aid of Supply Grants 337,988,000 73,709,000 34,073,000
Paid direct to the Exchequer 251,354,000 286,375.000 153,917,000
Total 589,342,000 360,084,000 187,990,000

The above figures include very considerable sums paid by one Department to another, e.g., for purchases of surplus stores from Disposals Board. The, figures also include approximately £45,000,000 paid by Germany towards the cost of the Army of Occupation.