HC Deb 07 March 1923 vol 161 cc539-40W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if he will give the sum voted for naval expenditure by France in the year 1913 and also for the year 1922 or for 1923, if the figures are available?

Commander EYRES - MONSELL:

In 1913, the amount voted with Supplementary Estimates was 532,310,550 francs. In 1923, the amount approved by the French Chamber of Deputies is 1,045,206,424 francs; this amount has yet to be voted by the Senate.