HC Deb 11 December 1946 vol 431 c247W
Mr. Rhys Davies

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total amount paid up to date out of public funds covering the requisitioning of property by the fighting Services.

Mr. Dalton,

pursuant to his reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, 28th November, 1946, Vol. 430, c. 336–7], supplied the following information:

The cost to the Service Departments of requisitioning property from the outbreak of the war to a current date was approximately £100 million.

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