HC Deb 08 March 1926 vol 192 cc1942-3W

asked the Minister of Health the amount of the overdraft held by the West Derby Union at the present time; and the amount of money paid in interest on the overdraft for the years 1922, 1923, 1924, and 1925?


The guardians of the West Derby Union are at present authorised to overdraw their account to an amount not exceeding £750,000. The amount of overdraft outstanding on 31st March, 1925, was £647,532. The amounts paid by the guardians in respect of interest on overdrafts obtained with the consent of the Minister of Health for the purpose of providing for current expenses were as follow:

Year ended March, £
1922 10,549
1923 15,303
1924 21,019
1925 14,208