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Cuba (British West Indians)

Volume 440: debated on Wednesday 23 July 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what sums have been paid during the last year for the relief of necessitous British West Indian colonials in the island of Cuba; how many recipients have been involved; and, of these, how many were permanent residents in Cuba.

£22,048 for the financial year ended 31st March, 1947. There were 3,110 recipients. Information is not available to answer the last part of the Question.