§ Mr. DAY
asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs the number of persons to date assisted to emigrate under the Empire Settlement Act of 1922 254W and the amount of expenditure thereon for the 12 months ended to the last convenient date?
§ Mr. AMERY
The total number of persons who have been assisted under the provisions of the Empire Settlement Act up to 31st March, 1929, is approximately 306,531. The expenditure under the Empire Settlement Act, 1922, for the twelve months to 31st March, 1929, was £1,126,150.