§ Mr. MARDY JONES
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the total 1316W cost of the Singapore Base to the latest available date; and what is the total number of Europeans, Chinese, Malays, and Indians, respectively, employed by the contractors upon the constructional work at this Naval base?
§ Mr. P. SNOWDEN
The gross total expenditure on the Base to the latest available date is approximately £2,400,000. The total number of persons employed is 3,618, consisting of 98 Europeans, 1,984 Chinese, 63 Malays, and 1,473 Indians.