HC Deb 26 November 1952 vol 508 c51W
61. Mr. Burden

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies why the Colony of Dominica needs this year a grant of £82,500 in aid of expenses of administration as compared with only £15,000 last year.

Mr. Lyttelton

In 1951 revenues were increased by exceptional receipts from new stamp issues. Ordinary revenue increased in 1952, but was insufficient to counteract rising costs and a deficit carried forward from the previous year.

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