HC Deb 11 December 1959 vol 615 c81W
Mr. A. Roberts

asked the Civil Lord of the Admiralty why the Hong Kong Government were required to pay£7 million to the Admiralty for the use of the Hong Kong Naval Dockyard.

Mr. C. Ian Orr-Ewing

The redundant Admiralty property at Hong Kong and Kowloon has a high commercial value in the open market and the Hong Kong Government have agreed to purchase it from the Admiralty for£7 million.