§ MR. STRAUS (Tower Hamlets, Mile End)
I beg to ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can give the exact amount of 2½ per cent. Consols on 13th May, 1907, and the amount on the same Monday in 1906.
§ MR. RUNCIMAN
My right hon. friend has asked me to say that the exact amount of Consols on Monday, 13th May, 1907, was £583,177,773 5s. 2d., and on Monday, 14th May, 1906, £585,053,842 19s. 9d.