§ Mr. Bishop
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish a comparison of the various forms of savings for September, 1967 and September, 1968.
§ Mr. Roy Jenkins
Monthly figures of the various forms of savings, including national savings, are published in "Financial Statistics"(Central Statistical Office, H.M.S.O.).
§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, as a means of improving savings in gilt edged, improving their price and combating inflation, he will encourage long-term savings by seeking to provide that no capital gains tax will be payable on gains made in gilt edged securities if invest- 344W ments are made now and left for five years.