§ Mr. HAROLD SMITH
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?
§ Mr. LLOYD GEORGE
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.