HC Deb 01 February 1967 vol 740 cc129-30W
Mr. Stratton Mills

asked the Postmaster-General if he will arrange for the Post Office Savings Bank ordinary and special departments to increase the portion of their funds invested with local authorities and the Government in Northern Ireland, in view of the present low level.

Mr. Edward Short

Northern Ireland securities and local authority loans receive consideration with other authorised investments whenever deposits are being invested. On each occasion the choice must depend on the availability of securities and their terms in relation to the investment needs of the funds.

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