HC Deb 08 February 1956 vol 548 cc183-4W
86. Mr. Emrys Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the main items in the sum of £36,500 which he is spending on the Royal Tour to Nigeria and of £700,000 which is to be spent in Nigeria by the Federal and Regional Governments.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

The main items in the £36,500 are the cost of chartering aircraft for travel to and from Nigeria and extra provision for The Queen's Flight, which is being used for travel within Nigeria. The £700,000 consists of a multiplicity of items, details of which are not available here. The amounts approved for expenditure by each Government are approximately:

Federal Government 300,000
Northern Region 200,000
Eastern and Western Region 100,000 each

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