§ MR. HAROLD COX (Preston)
To ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer if he can state what was the total sum charged against the revenue of the year for the repayment of Debt in the year 1907–1908 corresponding to the figures for previous years in Column 1, Appendix IV. of the National Debt Return [Cd. 3476]; and what it is estimated 272 will be the corresponding sum in 1908– 1909.
(Answered by Mr. Lloyd-George.) The corresponding figures are—
£. 1907–8 13,224,910 1908–9 (estimated) 11,920,000