§ Mr. Webster
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will state the number of applications to hold gold coins under Statutory Instrument 1966 No. 438 which have been received by the Bank of England each month during 1967; and how many of these have been granted.
§ Mr. Harold Lever
The following figures relate to the number of applications for collector status:
1967 January 254 February 302 March 195 April 185 May 174 June 134 July 105 August 139 September 191 October 183 November 246 December 130 Total 2,238 1,146 applicants were permitted to retain and add to their collections; 261 applicants were given limited permissions.