§ 59. Mr. Pounder
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has for converting 3½ per cent. War Loan into a dated redeemable stock.
§ 60. Mr. Pounder
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware of the financial hardship caused to current holders of 3½ per cent. War Loan who purchased this security many years ago in response to an appeal so to do in the rational interest; and what plans he has for the alleviation of this hardship.44W
§ Mr. MacDermot
The Government will review this difficult matter with care. It would be wrong, however, to hold out definite hopes of any action.