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Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 19 March 1952

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Vote 1 Foreign Service

Resolved,

That a Supplementary sum, not exceeding £104,000, be granted to Her Majesty, to defray the charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1952, for the salaries and expenses of the Department of Her Majesty's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, including Her Majesty's Missions and Consulates abroad and the salary of a Minister of State.

Vote 2 Foreign Office Grants And Services

Resolved,

That a Supplementary sum, not exceeding £1,784,980, be granted to Her Majesty, to defray the charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1952, for sundry expenses connected with Her Majesty's Foreign Service; special grants, including grants in aid; and various other services.

Vote 7 Commonwealth Services

Resolved,

"That a Supplementary sum, not exceeding £715,350, be granted to Her Majesty, to defray the charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1952, for sundry Commonwealth services, including certain grants in aid; the salaries and expenses of Pensions Appeal Tribunals in the Republic of Ireland; a grant in aid to the Republic of Ireland in respect of compensation to transferred officers; and certain expenditure in connection with former Burma services."

It being Half-past Nine o'Clock, The CHAIRMAN proceeded, pursuant to Standing Order No. 16 (Business of Supply), to put severally the Questions:

"That the total amounts of all outstanding Estimates supplementary to those of the current financial year as have been presented seven clear days be granted for the Services defined in those Supplementary Estimates."