HC Deb 11 May 1960 vol 623 cc65-6W
Mr. Powell

asked the Secretary to the Treasury if he is in a position to publish the Exchequer financing figures for the last quarter of 1959; and if he will now arrange to furnish these figures at a less interval than hitherto after the end of the quarter concerned.

Mr. Barber

Yes. The Exchequer financing table in the April issue of theMonthly Digest of Statistics, to be published on 13th May, will include the figures for the quarter ended 31st December, 1959. The June issue of the Monthly Digest will give the figures for the quarter ended 31st March, 1960, and thereafter the series will continue quarter by quarter three months in arrear.

1959, to bring them up to date to April, 1960.

Sir E. Boyle

The following is the answer:

instead of six months in arrear as hitherto.