Mr. F. HALL (Dulwich)
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the total amount of invested funds of approved societies under the National Insurance Act in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland, respectively, and the present market values of such investments in each case?
§ Mr. W. BENN
The total amount of invested funds of approved societies under the National Insurance Acts in England,268W Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, respectively, is as follows:—
— Sums standing to the credit of Societies in the Investment Account with the National Debt Commissioners. Sums paid to Societies for Investment or Invested on their behalf in Specific Securities. Total. £ £ £ England. 1,668,690 1,220,840 2,889,630 Scotland. 155,168 106,375 261,543 Ireland 103,342 38,370 141,712 Wales 43,998 31,236 75,234
A Return showing the securities held by the National Debt Commissioners in respect of the National Health Insurance Fund Investment Account was presented to Parliament on the 14th March last. No information is at present available as to the investments made by societies under the Acts.