§ Mr. HANNON
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total amount of grants and loans made from the Development Fund (Grants and Loans) since the establishment of the Development Commission in 1909; the proportion of this sum which has been allocated; and the amount expended from the sum of £850,000, added to the Development Fund under the Corn Production Acts (Repeal) Act, 1921, on the establishment of scholar- 670W ships and maintenance grants for the children of agricultural workers?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
The total approved recommendations for advances from the Development Fund from its establishment up to date amount to £6,315,991 (grants, £5,334,098; loans, £981,893). The gross amount actually issued from the fund to date is £4,118,997 (grants, £3,409,325; loans, £709,672). The total expenditure to date from the sum of £850,000 added to the Development Fund under the Corn Production Acts (Repeal) Act, 1921, on the establishment of scholarships and maintenance giants for the children of agricultural workers is £38,940.