Warship Weeks

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons on 8th September 1942.

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Photo of Mr William Craven-Ellis Mr William Craven-Ellis , Southampton

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, from what source the difference between the £141,000,000, which was subscribed in the 1,178 warship weeks through channels especially designed for the small investor, and the total subscription of £546,000,000 came?

Photo of Sir Kingsley Wood Sir Kingsley Wood , Woolwich West

The information asked for by my hon. Friend could not, I am afraid, be obtained without a wholly disproportionate amount of labour as it would involve a detailed examination of the subscriptions received during each Warship Week.