§ Mrs. Lena Jeger
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will give the total annual cost of the International Control Commission in Vietnam and the amount contributed by Her Majesty's Government.
§ Mr. Padley
According to the unaudited accounts of the International Control Commission in Vietnam for the year from 1st July, 1963, to 30th June, 1964, the most recent year for which Her Majesty's Government have received accounts, the cost of the Commission was £1,376,438. Of this, Her Majesty's Government contributed £240,744. These figures do not include the salaries and allowances of the national delegations of the three supervising powers on the Commission (India, Canada and Poland), the cost of which is met direct by those powers and for which Her Majesty's Government have no figures.