HC Deb 24 May 1928 vol 217 cc2085-6W

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the Government of Northern Ireland grant any subsidy or payments, direct or indirect, to shipbuilding firms resident in Northern Ireland?

Miscellaneous Revenue.
Actual Receipts, 1928–8. Estimated Receipts, 1928–9.
Ordinary Receipts:
Fee and Patent stamps 1,678,000 50,000*
Post Office and Trustee Savings Banks—Share of Surplus Interest. 3,367,000 3,408,000
Currency Note Account—Surplus Income 6,560,000 5,250,000
Bank of England—Profits of Issue 206,000 206,000
Teachers' Superannuation Contributions 2,896,000 *
Repayment of loans for relief of unemployment 1,130,000 997,000
Savings on votes surrendered in cash and surplus departmental receipts. 886,000 1,500,000
Road Fund 12,000,000
Unclaimed Dividend Account 1,000,000
Mines Department Sale of coal 331,000
Miscellaneous 1,838,000 1,139,000
30,892,000 13,550,000
Special Receipts:
Surplus Stores and Shipping Receipts 3,668,000 1,500,000
Reparations 14,500,000 19,000,000
Enemy Debt Receipts 3,750,000 3,500,000
Receipts in connection with closing of Allied Suspense Accounts. 3,373,000
Kenya Loan Repayment 3,280,000
Repayments by Palestine, etc. 662,000
Vote of Credit Trading Account Receipts 710,000
Miscellaneous 1,917,000 1,790,000
Currency Note Surplus Assets 13,200,000
30,488,000 40,362,000
*Receipts now appropriated, when possible, in aid of Votes.


The matter is one which falls entirely within the powers of the Government and Parliament of Northern Ireland, and I regret that I am unable to supply any information on the subject.