§ 28. Mr. Bruce-Gardyne
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what progress he has made in financing the public sector borrowing requirement in the current financial year; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Bruce-Gardyne
I am delighted to have that most informative reply from my hon. Friend. Can he state the extent to which, apart from the useful further information that we shall obtain from my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer in a few moments, the progress 38 of the Government's efforts to finance the borrowing requirement has been assisted by borrowing by the nationalised industries—the Electricity Council especially?