§ Sir G. HURST
asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) how many persons became bankrupt in Lancashire between 10th May, 1929, and 22nd August, 1931;
(2) how many limited companies having registered offices in Lancashire went into liquidation between 10th May, 1929, and 22nd August, 1931?1044W
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
1,138 persons became bankrupt in Lancashire between the dates mentioned. It will take some time to get out the corresponding figure for companies going into liquidation, but I will send it to my hon. and learned Friend as soon as possible.