HC Deb 11 December 1946 vol 431 cc239-40W
110. Mr. Pickthorn

asked the Assistant Postmaster-General whether the B.B.C. earns more dollars than it spends, or vice versa; and what are the exact figures.

Mr. Burke

the B.B.C. normally spends more United States dollars than it earns. In the six months ended the 30th September, 1940, B.B.C. dollar expenditure amounted to £37,706 and the Corporation's dollar earnings over the same period were £22,160, showing a net excess of dollar expenditure over earnings of £15,540

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