§ Mr. R. A. Butler
By 31st January, 1958, the Ministry of Labour and National Service had found work for 1,129 Anglo-Egyptian refugees. Many more have secured employment through their own efforts or with the help of voluntary societies or their former employers, but the precise number is not known.
So far, 1,347 refugees have been helped to emigrate.
Up to 1st January, 1958, approximately £4,823,000 had been spent on helping 156W refugees. This includes approximately £2,903,000 advanced under the scheme of ex gratia loans announced on 15th July, 1957, £11,000 advanced for educational purposes, and business loans amounting to £10,500.