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Navy, Army And Air Expenditure, 1943

Volume 411: debated on Monday 4 June 1945

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Resolutions reported:

"I, Whereas it appears by the Navy Services Appropriation Account for the year ended the 31st day of March, 1944, that, as shown in the Schedule hereunto appended, the total surpluses and deficits on Navy Votes for that year are as follows:
Total Surpluses, namely:£s.d.£s.d.
Surpluses of actual as compared with estimated receipts (Votes 2–6 and 8–16)33,072,113133
Total Deficits, namely:
Deficiencies of actual as compared with estimated receipts (Votes 1 and 7)39,883,4731210
Excesses of actual over estimated gross expenditure683,750,59190
723,634,065110

Net Deficit (charged to the Vote of Credit)

£690,561,951

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And whereas the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury have temporarily authorised the application of surplus receipts realised under Votes 2 to 6 and 8 to 16 towards making good the deficit in receipts under Votes 1 and 7."
1. "That the application of such surpluses be sanctioned."
[For details of Schedule, see Official Report, 1st June, 1945; Vol 411, c. 560–564.]
"II. Whereas it appears by the Army Services Appropriation Account for the year ended the 31st day of March, 1944, that, as shown in the Schedule hereunto appended, the total surpluses and deficits on Army Votes for that year are as follows:
Total Surpluses, namely:£s.d.£s.d.
Surpluses of actual as compared with estimated receipts (Votes 2–15)18,939,450141
Total Deficits, namely:
Deficiencies of actual as compared with estimated receipts (Vote 1)25,790,946167
Excesses of actual over estimated gross expenditure947,451,024182
973,241,971149

Net Deficit (charged to the Vote of Credit)

£954,302,521

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And whereas the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury have temporarily authorised the application of surplus receipts realised under Votes 2 to 15 towards making good the deficit in receipts under Vote 1."
2. "That the application of such surpluses be sanctioned."
[For details of Schedule, see Official Report, 1st June, 1945; Vol. 411, c. 560–564.]
"III. Whereas it appears by the Air Services Appropriation Account for the year ended the 31st day of March, 1944, that, as shown in the Schedule hereunto appended, the total surpluses and deficits on Air Votes for that year are as follows:
Total Surpluses, namely:£s.d.£s.d.
Surpluses of actual as compared with estimated receipts (Votes 2–11)100,825,385117
Total Deficits, namely:
Deficiencies of actual as compared with estimated receipts (Vote 1)117,185,38976
Excesses of actual over estimated gross expenditure483,173,91466
600,359,303140

Net Deficit (charged to the Vote of Credit)

£499,533,918

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And whereas the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury have temporarily authorised the application of surplus receipts realised under Votes 2 to 11 towards making good the deficit in receipts under Vote 1,"
3. "That the application of such surpluses be sanctioned."
[For details of Schedule, see Official Report, 1st June, 1945; Vol 411, c. 560–564.]

Resolutions agreed to.