HC Deb 18 November 1948 vol 458 cc71-2W
Colonel Ponsonby

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what is the amount claimed by British nationals in respect of property expropriated by the Government of Yugoslavia; and what amount has been received to date.

Mr. Mayhew

It is impossible to estimate with any precision the value in sterling, at the time of its expropriation, of all property of British nationals expropriated in Yugoslavia. Negotiations are now proceeding with a view to payment of a global sum in sterling and I hope that it will not be long before a

figures for which the hon. Member asks are not available at present but I am having inquiries made and will write to him.