HC Deb 17 April 1962 vol 658 c27W
30. Mr. Leavey

asked the President of the Board of Trade what were the overseas earnings of United Kingdom hire purchase companies in 1960 and in 1961.

Mr. N. Macpherson

The identified earnings from direct overseas investments in branches, subsidiaries and associates of hire purchase finance companies amounted to £1 million in 1960. Figures for 1961 are not yet available.