HC Deb 26 November 1979 vol 974 cc522-3W
Mr. John Townend

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the effect will be on his Department for national savings' cash limit of the arrangements for paying recompense announced to Parliament on 13 July.

Mr. Lawson

At this point in the recompense operation, unavoidable additional expenditure is estimated to be £1.874 million and an increase in the DNS cash limit for this amount is therefore necessary. A winter Supplementary Estimate for this purpose will shortly be laid before Parliament.

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