§ 55. Mr. HANCOCK
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the total 2049 amount remitted to the Eyemouth harbour trustees of the loan of £10,000; how much of this amount is principal and how much is interest; and whether this remittance is a loss to the Treasury?
§ Sir W. JOYNSON-HICKS
The total amount remitted to date is £4,745 4s. 1d., of which £2,551 17s. 2d. is principal and £2,193 6s. 11d. interest. Under Section 15 (2) of the National Debt and Local Loans Act, 1887, the amount of principal written off has been made good to the Local Loans Fund out of moneys provided by Parliament.