HC Deb 28 October 1976 vol 918 c360W
Mr. Gow

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the average amount of interest paid per head of the United Kingdom population on the National Debt in each of the seven years ended 5th April 1976; and what is his estimate of the amount of such interest, per head of the population for the year ending 5th April 1977.

Mr. Joel Barnett

The interest paid on the National Debt per head of the total population of the United Kingdom is as follows:

Year ending 31 March Interest per head of population (£' s)
1970 25.4
1971 25.5
1972 28.6
1973 32.6
1974 40.8
1975 49.8
1976 62.2
1977 86*

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