§ MR. MARKS (Kent, Thanet)
I beg to ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will state whether he contemplates any action in respect of the redemption of the 2 per cent. Annuities, 1905, created under the powers of the first Section of the National Debt (Conversion of Stock) Act of 1884, which were to be redeemable after the 5th of January, 1905.
§ THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER (Mr. AUSTEN CHAMBERLAIN,) Worcestershire, E.
No, Sir. I do not propose to take any action under the powers vested in me.