§ Mr. DUNNICO
asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of petitions filed in the bankruptcy courts of England and Wales during last year, the total liabilities Involved in the petitions, and the total assets?
§ Viscount WOLMER
The number of petitions was 6,277. Receiving Orders were made in 4,733 cases, the liabilities in which amounted to £16,314,660, and the assets to £3,969,173.