HC Deb 09 May 1944 vol 399 c1712
57. Mr. Leslie

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether local authorities have been empowered to lend money to the Government free of interest; and, if not, will he introduce the necessary Order permitting local authorities to follow the example of individuals in lending money free of interest.

Sir J. Anderson

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given on 25th April last to the hon. Member for West Leyton (Mr. Sorensen) by my right hon. Friend the Financial Secretary to the Treasury.