HC Deb 22 March 1948 vol 448 c299W
Mr. Rhys Davies

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give an estimate of the destruction of capital values in the last war in this country.

Sir S. Cripps

The White Paper of December, 1945 (Cmd. 6707), on Statistical Material presented during the Washington Negotiations gave the order of magnitude of the United Kingdom's loss of national wealth over the war period as £7,300 million.