HC Deb 08 November 1955 vol 545 c174W
78. Mr. Grimond

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what reductions have taken place over the last three months in the indebtedness of the nationalised industries to the banks.

Mr. R. A. Butler

The maximum amount approved by the Government for temporary borrowing by the nationalised industries is £58 million to be outstanding on 31st December, 1955, compared with £298 million on 30th September last.