China (Boxer Indemnity).

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia. – in the House of Commons on 23rd March 1922.

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Mr. L'ESTRANGE MALONE:

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what is the total amount already paid to this country by China in respect of the Boxer indemnity; what is the amount still owing; how much China has paid to France; how much is still owing; how much has been paid to other European countries; and how much is still owing to them?

Photo of Mr John Gilmour Mr John Gilmour , Glasgow Pollok

The amount paid into the Exchequer, as shown in the Annual Finance Accounts for the years 1906–07 to 1919–20, amounts to £4,284,799 1s. In addition, £1,238,894 was paid in respect of British claims other than that of His Majesty's Government. The amount remaining to be paid by China is £11,186,547 12s. 8d. My right hon. Friend has no information as to the amounts paid by China to other countries in respect of the indemnity.