§ Mr. Dickens
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much it will cost to service United Kingdom borrowing from the International Monetary Fund, the Bank of International Settlements, the Swiss National Bank, the Swiss Bank Consortium, the Deutsche Bundesbank, and the United States Export-Import Bank in 1968–69.17W
§ Mr. Roy Jenkins
Interest charges due in 1968–69 are estimated to be:
£ million International Monetary Fund 23.2† Bank for International Settlements 3.7 Swiss bank consortium 2.4 Deutsche Bundesbank Bond 0.6 United States Export-Import Bank 8.8* * Interest due on drawings to date. † Payable in sterling.
It is not customary to disclose details of arrangements made with overseas central banks, including the Swiss National Bank.