§ Sir W. Smithers
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what amount of each of the following net sums raised in the form of other debt since the war began represented external borrowings: 3rd September, 1939, to 31st March, 1940, £1,370,000; financial years to 31st March, 1941, 1942 and 1943, £34,699,000, £119,580,000 and £216,233,000, respectively?
§ Sir K. Wood
Of the net sums referred to, the following amounts represented external borrowings:1253W
3rd September, 1939, to 31st March, 1940—Nil.
Year ended 31st March, £1,536,000.
Year ended 31st March, 1942—£8,079,000.
Year ended 31st March, £152,774,000.