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compared with those granted &c.-continued.
CAUSES OF VARIATION BETWEEN EXPENDITURE AND GRANT.
J.-Royal Airship Works. Surplus, 28,3201. 11s. 3d.-Due to cessation of Airship work. A detailed comparison of estimate and expenditure is appended :
Nugatory Payments.-The cancellation of two contracts involved payments for compensation totalling 218/. 16s. (Treasury S. 9017 and S. 15054).
Gifts.-Airship relics (1451. approximately) of historical and educational interest have been presented to the Science Museum, South Kensington, and six typical joints, salved from the wreckage of the Airship L.64 were presented to the United States Navy Department. JJ.-Loss of Airship. Deficit, 130,415l. 12s. 7d.-A special subhead opened, with Treasury sanction, to record the refund of the agreed portion of the payments made by the United States Government, and other expenses incidental to the loss of the airship. See Correspondence, pages 96 & 97, Letters Nos. 9-12.
K.-War Liabilities. Surplus, 66,1071. 2s. 8d.-No progress was made with the reinstatement of airship constructional stations for which provision had been made.
Insufficiently vouched Expenditure.--A payment of 356/. 13s. was made to a contractor in respect of 2,038 suspension brackets supplied in 1918, the receipt of which cannot be traced. Evidence in support of delivery was produced.
compared with those granted, &c.—continued.
CAUSE OF VARIATION BETWEEN EXPENDITURE AND GRANT.
This sum is the total amount of the cash liabilities from which Sub-Accounting Officers to the Air Ministry and others have, with the approval of the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, been relieved during 1921-22. See Paper No. 8 (pages 58-64), in which details are given.
Paper No. 4.
PARTICULARS of PAYMENTS of AWARDS to INVENTORS
VOTE 3.-SUBHEAD M.
R. W. Edwards:
H. Leitner :
Lord Invernairn, T. C. W. Pullinger, Galloway Engineering Co., Ltd., and