HC Deb 01 May 1953 vol 514 c124W
Mr. H. A. Price

asked the President of the Board of Trade when he proposes to settle the outstanding claims under the Business Scheme of Part II of the War Damage Act, 1943.

Mr. P. Thorneycroft

I propose, in agreement with my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer, to pay the claims, with accrued interest less tax, on 1st October, 1953.