§ 27. Mr. E. BROWN
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the number of building societies in operation in Great Britain to the latest available date?
§ Captain MARGESSON
I have been asked to reply. My right hon. Friend the Home Secretary regrets that he is not here at the moment. The Registrar of Friendly Societies has informed him that the number of societies under the Building Societies Acts is:
England and Wales … 966 Scotland … 82 Total … 1,048