§ Mr. Matthew Banks
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give details of the Government's borrowing programme for 1996–97. 
§ Mrs. Angela Knight
Yes. The Government today published the 1996–97 debt management report. This report, the second of the series, includes details of the 1996–97 borrowing programme and the Government's remit to Bank of England for gilt sales in 1996–97. Copies have been placed in the Library of the House.