Oral Answers to Questions — Russia (Indebtedness to British Investors).

– in the House of Commons on 14th March 1922.

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Photo of Sir Harry Brittain Sir Harry Brittain , Acton

61.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can give the amount of the indebtedness of the Russian Government upon the outbreak of War in August, 1914, to British investors in Russian guaranteed bonds?

Photo of Sir Robert Horne Sir Robert Horne , Glasgow Hillhead

The answer is in the negative. There is no available information which could be furnished to the hon. Member on this subject.

Photo of Sir Harry Brittain Sir Harry Brittain , Acton

Is not the amount about £180,000,000 owing to British investors in Russian Government loans?

Photo of Sir Robert Horne Sir Robert Horne , Glasgow Hillhead

I cannot get any figures which are reliable on the subject.

Photo of Sir Harry Brittain Sir Harry Brittain , Acton

Might I have the privilege of sending some particulars to the right hon. Gentleman?

Photo of Sir Robert Horne Sir Robert Horne , Glasgow Hillhead

I am always glad of information.