§ Mr. G. M. Thomson
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies why the grant in aid required to meet the expenses of administration in Antigua for the current year is 37 per cent. less than estimated; and where the savings are taking place.
§ Mr. Sandys
The original provision, which was based on calculations made by the former Government of the West Indies Federation, has proved to be an over-estimate of the deficiency between Antigua's revenue and expenditure. The question of savings does not, therefore, arise.