HC Deb 09 March 1911 vol 22 c1714W

asked the Chancellor whether, with the object of encouraging thrift, he intends to take steps to democratise Consols by issuing them through the Post Office to persons of small capital so that they could invest in them; and whether he would, when next issuing Irish Land Stock, do so in a way that would enable small investors to invest their money in it and without having to go to the trouble and expense of getting it done by a stockbroker?


Any such steps will require very careful consideration, and my right hon. Friend does not see his way to promise the necessary legislation, at any rate for the present.

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