HC Deb 27 June 1963 vol 679 cc163-4W
47. Mr. G. M. Thomson

asked the Secretary for Technical Co-operation if he will state to the most convenient date how much of the funds allocated under the Commonwealth Scholarships Acts has so far been expended; and if he will give an estimate of future rates of expenditure.

Mr. R. Carr

The total figure allocated up to the 31st March this year under the Commonwealth Scholarships Act, 1959, was £867,000. Actual expenditure during the same period amounted to £838,717. Estimated expenditure for 1963–64 is £522,000 and for 1964–65 £538,000. April 1965 marks the end of the quinquennium envisaged under the present Act.