HC Deb 22 April 1959 vol 604 cc47-8W
71. Mr. Wingfield Digby

asked the Minister of Defence to what extent the reduction of forces overseas has improved the balance of payments position since 1956–57.

Mr. Neave

I have been asked to reply.

The reduction of forces overseas has, to a large extent, offset the increased liability of Her Majesty's Government for the local cost of British forces stationed in Germany.

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