HC Deb 18 March 1912 vol 35 cc1660-1W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the present amount of Consols, Irish Two-and-Three-Quarters per Cent, and Three per Cent. Land Stock, and Local Loan Stock now held by the public and public departments, respectively?


The information is given in the following table:—

Held by Government Departments. Held by Public. Total.
£ £ £
Consols 164,061,653 391,001,334 555,062,987
Guaranteed 2¾ per cent. Stock 30,217,480 22,512,638 52,730,118
Guaranteed 3 per cent. Stock 8,576,864 3,287,585 11,864,449
Local Loans Stock 36,859,734 34,199,079 71,058,813

The distribution of the stocks between Government Departments and the public has been estimated, as the last actual figures available were those relating to 31st March, 1911.

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