§ 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.