§ Mr. MORLEY
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the amount of
Scheme. Estimated Cost. Grant. Labour Conditions. £ Per cent. London—Pitsea—Southend Road. Erection of fencing at Vange. 260 50 Nil. Ferry—Leigh Beck Road (Canvey Island). Widening and reconstructing. 58,102 50 Nil.
Other schemes of improvement on classified roads in South-East Essex which have been approved for commencement are as follow: Scheme. Estimated Cost. Grant. Labour Conditions. £ Per cent. Thames Haven Road. Construction of ditches and erection of fencing, etc. 2,704 60 Nil White Bridge By-Pass. Acquisition of land, fencing, etc. 1,294 60 Nil London—Pitsea—Southend Road. Acquisition of land, fencing. 160 60 Nil Pitsea—Wickford Road. Widening, Constructing footpath, fencing. 179 50 Nil London—Wickford—Rayleigh Road. Widening at Baptist Chapel. 340 60 Nil
savings available for reneva1 of capital or fresh capital issues, at home or abroad, made by the people of Great Britain in the years 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928 and 1929?
§ Mr. PETHICK-LAWRENCE
No precise figures can be given of the amount of the national savings available for investment in any particular year. The best information on the subject will be found in paragraphs 45–60 of the Report of the Colwyn Committee on National Debt and Taxation (Command Paper No. 2800), which estimated the figure in 1924 at between £450,000,000 land £500,000,000.