§ MR. HANKEY
said, he would beg to ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer to state the amount of Stock written into the Account of the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt "Savings Banks Account" under Treasury Warrants, since the 1st day of January, 1859; and what amount of Exchequer Bills have been cancelled with reference thereto.
§ THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER;
—Sir, I mentioned to the House the other night that the amount of Exchequer Bills cancelled was £7,600,000, the amount of Stock written off to the account of the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt was £5,757,834 13s. 5d. in the Three per Cent Consols; and £2,711,405 1s. 8d. in the Reduced Three per Cent. Annuities. Those arrangements have been made strictly in accordance with the principle contemplated on the Savings Banks Act.