HC Deb 21 April 1932 vol 264 c1635
23. Mr. MAXTON (for Mr. McGOVERN)

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amounts paid each year on land annuities by the Free State Government since the passing of the Government of Ireland Act, and the amounts due?


As the answer contains a number of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

The amounts of the Land Purchase Annuities collected by His Majesty's Government in the Irish Free State and paid to the National Debt Commissioners each year from 1st April, 1922, have been as follow:

Year beginning 1st April. £
1922 2,627,969
1923 2,900,723
1924 2,954,481
1925 2,986,075
1926 2,997,710
1927 3,002,226
1928 3,002,070
1929 2,995,072
1930 2,987,443
1931 2,976,590

These payments represent the full amounts due.