§ Mr. Lawson
This further tranche of an existing stock was issued in its entirety to the Bank of England and made available by the Bank through the market in response to demand from the public. This procedure was adopted in order to be in a position to meet demand for Government stock more quickly than under normal circumstances. Details of the 507W amounts purchased by individual investors are not available.
The Bank of England issued a notice fully describing the stock which was published in the press on 17 November.