HC Deb 21 March 1944 vol 398 c670
51. Sir Frank Sanderson

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can state the amount standing to the credit of the Unemployment Insurance Fund and the use to which it is at present being put.

Mr. Tomlinson

I have been asked to reply. At 18th March, 1944, the balance of the Unemployment Fund was about £248,700,000, and is invested in Government securities by the National Debt Commissioners.