§ 100. Mr. Shepherd
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs the overseas cost of the British Council.
§ Mr. Mayhew
During 1946–47, the last full year for which figures are available, the overseas expenditure of the British Council amounted to £1,257,554 out of a total expenditure of approximately £2,880,300. During the first six months of the current financial year overseas expenditure amounted to £728,285, the total estimated expenditure for the whole year being £3,500,000.