§ Sir W. Smithers
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer to state to the nearest million pounds the amount of debt held by Government Departments on 31st March, 1947, under the separate headings of floating debt and other internal debt, excluding bonds intended for Death Duties.
§ Mr. Dalton
The figures are as follow:
On 31st March, 1947–
£millions Floating debt 695 Other internal debt (excluding bonds tendered for Death Duties) 3,152 3,847