§ Mr. R. DAVIES
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the number of persons constituting the Inter-Allied Commission in Sofia at present; the number of persons employed during 1922; and the total cost in salaries and wages in sterling and in Bulgarian currency, respectively, for the year ended 31st December, 1922?
§ Major BOYD-CARPENTER:
The Intel Allied Commission is composed of three members appointed by the British, French and Italian Governments, respectively, under Article 130 of the Treaty of Neuilly. The Commission at present employs 21 officers of Allied nationality and 34 subordinate staff (including cleaners, etc.) recruited locally. The number of persons employed during 1922 was 33 officers and 40 subordinate staff. The total cost in salaries in 1922 was £32,040 and the total cost in wages 884,096 levas, equivalent to £1,179 at the present rate of exchange.