§ 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.