§ 64. Mr. G. HIRST
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total amount of the National Debt as at the 31st December, 1926; the amount due per head of the population; and the interest charges on the National Debt per head of the population for the year 1926?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
The nominal amount of the National Debt at the 31st December last was £7,729,982,000. For the last complete financial year, that ended the 31st March, 1926, the interest charge was £306,995,000. Divided by the number of the population these figures are £170 17s. 5d. and £6 15s. 9d. respectively.