§ 73. Sir F. WISE
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if he can give the approximate amount of British Government securities held by the several Government Departments and other public offices on the 31st December, 1926, or as near a date as possible?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the TREASURY (Mr. Ronald McNeill)
The total amount of British Government 1100 securities of all classes held by British Government Departments and public offices on 31st March, 1926, is estimated at about £940,000,000. This figure does not include holdings of members of the public in the Post Office Register of Government Stocks and in the Savings Bank Investment Account (together about £207,000,000); nor British Government securities held by the India Office, the Crown Agents for the Colonies and the Public Trustee.