HC Deb 19 February 1969 vol 778 c102W
68. Mr. Shinwell

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the expenditure incurred on aircraft purchased from the United States of America in 1968.

Mr. John Morris

Thirty-four million pounds. This represents the repayment of sums drawn under the American aircraft credit, together with payment of interest, and cash payment for certain spares not covered by the credit. It does not include the cost of British produced items.