§ Sir J. PENNEFATHER
asked the President of the Board of Trade the total amount of the British claims, both debts and property, still unsettled by the Clearing Office (Enemy Debts), including Germany, Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria, and other countries, if any; and the number of British creditors concerned?
§ Mr. S. WEBB
The total amount of the outstanding British claims in respect of the four administrations is
Amount. £ Debts … … 19,595,140 Property claims … … 31,824,508 Total … … 51,419,648
The number of individual claims making up the above totals is:
Number. Debts … … 27,519 Property claims … … 7,984 Total … … 35,503
To give the actual number of creditors and claimants would involve considerable 246W research, as in many cases individual creditors have a number of separate claims.