§ SIR SAMUEL WILSON (Portsmouth)
asked the Civil Lord of the Admiralty, What amount of the Greenwich Hospital Funds is now invested in Government Three Per Cent Annuities: and, whether he will take into consideration the question of obtaining a better investment of the money for the benefit of the seamen, who have largely contributed to these funds?
§ MR. ASHMEAD-BARTLETT (CIVIL LORD of the ADMIRALTY) (Sheffield, Ecclesall)
The amount of Greenwich Hospital Funds now invested in the Three Per Cent Stock is £1,005,772. Arrangements have been made for the re-investment of a portion of this sum, and negotiations are in progress for further re-investments.