HC Deb 03 July 1981 vol 7 c511W
Mr. Grylls

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current level of bank lending to industry as between (a) funds repayable on demand or within two years, (b) funds repayable between two and five years and (c) funds repayable in excess of five years; what is the equivalent figure for West German lending to German industry for a term in excess of five years; and what are the equivalent percentages of United Kingdom and West German gross national products represented by bank lending to industry for terms in excess of 10 years.

Mr. Lawson

I shall let my hon. Friend have a reply as soon as possible.