§ Captain Kerby
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the cost in 1955 of now filing equipment needed to house the growing records of the Civil Service ; and what is the estimated cost for 1956.
§ Mr. H. Macmillan
The estimated total expenditure is as follows :
— 1955–56 1956–57 £ £ H.M. Stationery Office 138,000 140,000 Ministry of Works 480,000 420,000
These figures include the cost of replacement of worn out and obsolete equipment.