§ 15. Mr. GILLETT
asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of bankruptcies in 1925 in which the unsecured liability amounted to under £500; and how many were there of between £500 and £1,000?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
There were 2,128 bankruptcies in England and Wales in 1925, in which the unsecured liability was under £500; and 1,077 where the unsecured liability was between £500 and £1,000.
§ Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the number of bankruptcies is increasing rapidly under the present Government?