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War Damage Compensation (Egypt)

Volume 466: debated on Tuesday 28 June 1949

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the sums payable for war damage compensation by this country and Egypt, respectively, to nationals of the two countries under Command Paper No. 7710.

We have at present no means of knowing what sums may be payable to British nationals by the Egyptian Government as their claims for compensation are only now being submitted. No separate records of sums payable in respect of war damage compensation to foreign nationals in this country have been kept, and the information requested could only be obtained by an excessive expenditure of time and labour.