§ 54 and 55. Mrs. Braddock
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what is the total amount of money loaned to Her Majesty's Government in respect of 3½ per cent. War Loan; how many private persons hold 3½ per cent. War Loan stock; and how many of them are men aged 60 years or over, and women aged 55 years or over;
(2) what would be the cost to the Exchequer of redeeming at par all 31 per cent. War Loan stock at present held by men aged 60 years or more and women aged 55 years or more.94W
§ Mr. du Cann
£1,909 million nominal of 3½ per cent. War Loan is now outstanding. There are about eight hundred thousand accounts, but information is not available as to the number or size of holdings of private persons in general or of particular age groups.