INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY FUND.
FUNDS RAISED BY N.C.L. FOR SPAIN.
I.S.F., Spanish Workers' Appeal & Basque Children's Fund:
Total relief raised by N.C.L. up to time of preparation of Report to Blackpool Congress (31 March, 1938) 49,616.6.4½
Received from that date to 31 Dec. 17,912.14.11
Value of Scottish Committee contribution to shipment of 12 October 2,537.10.0
"Milk for Spain" Fund.
Figure as shewn in Congress Report of total distribution of milk 22,000.0.0
Received from that date to 31 Dec. 7,000.0.0
Earmarked by Miners' Federation of Great
Britain for homes for children in Spain: (approx.) 56,000.0.0
The Report to Blackpool Congress stated that total funds raised for all objects was £75,000. Of this sum, approximately £72,000 was for Spain.
From 31st March to 31st December, 1938, £27,450.4.11 has been raised (apart from the sum earmarked by the M.F.G.B.) consisting of:
I.S.F. & Basque Children's Fund 17,912.14.11
Glasgow contribution 2,537.10.0
"Milk for Spain" Fund 7,000.0.0
In a report closed on 1st December, 1938, the I.F.T.U. declare that the total sum collected by its affiliated and associated organisations from the outbreak of the rebellion may be conservatively estimated at 79,500,000 French francs. In these figures the British contribution, apart from Basque Children's Relief and the M.F.G.B. contribution is given at 14¼ million francs £79,014 at present rates, cf. with £92,607, our approximate figure at 3 December less £6,459, their figure for Basque relief = error of 9.2%.
SURVEY OF RELIEF ORGANISED BY I.F.T.U. TO DATE.
General distribution of supplies to the civil population in Catalonia, Valencia, Alicante, Madrid, etc.