HC Deb 07 May 1996 vol 277 c9W
Mr. Shore

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the total sum of post-war credits paid out since 1 January 1979; and what is his estimate of the amount left unclaimed. [27781]

Mr. Jack

The total sum of post war credits paid out in the period 1 January 1979 to 31 March 1996 is £3,640,938.82. This includes interest which amounts to £1,002,577.36. It is estimated that £33 million remains unclaimed.