§ Sir S. HOARE
The maximum amount which can be earned in 1929–30 is £335,000, of which £125,000 is in respect of the European services and £100,000 and £110,000 in respect of the London-Egypt and Egypt Karachi services, respectively, of Imperial Airways Limited. In addition, provision to the extent of £5,000 has been made for preliminary expenses in connection with the proposed air service to South Africa.
§ Mr. VIANT
asked the Secretary of State for Air what instalments have been paid to Imperial Airways, Limited, on account of subsidy in respect of Eastern services since September, 1926; on what dates were they paid; and what sums representing unearned subsidy were held by Imperial Airways, Limited, on 31st March, 1925, and on 31st March of the years 1926, 1927, 1928, and 1929 in respect of Eastern services and in respect of European services, respectively?