HC Deb 03 November 1947 vol 443 c169W
Sir W. Smithers

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer to state to the nearest million pounds the amount of debt held by Government Departments on 31st March, 1947, under the separate headings of floating debt and other internal debt, excluding bonds intended for Death Duties.

Mr. Dalton

The figures are as follow:

On 31st March, 1947–

Floating debt 695
Other internal debt (excluding bonds tendered for Death Duties) 3,152