§ Mr. THORNE
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total cost incurred by the Government on the sale of three months' Treasury Bills since the increase of the Bank Rate to 6 per cent.; and the total amount of such bills sold to the money market up to and including the week ending 21st November, 1931
The total amount of three months' Treasury Bills issued by public tender from 21st September, 1931, to 21st November, 1931, is £353,935,000, and the amount of the interest thereon for three months, £4,784,283 2s. 6d.