HC Deb 03 March 1932 vol 262 cc1284-5W

asked the Minister of Health if he will furnish figures of the receipts and expenditure of the National Radium Trust up to 31st December, 1931?


I am informed by the National Radium Trust that the total amount received by the Trust from its inception in July, 1929, to 31st December, 1931, from public subscriptions, Moneys voted by Parliament and interest on temporary investments was £258,536 13s. 1d. The payments made in the same period (excluding those made by way of temporary investment) were as follow:

£ s. d.
Purchase of radium and containers 217,726 11 2
Advances to Radium Commission 2,700 0 0
Testing and measurement of radium 1,616 0 0
Other expenses of the Trust 562 8 2
Total £222,604 19 4