§ Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg
asked the Secretary of State for Energy, what is the current rate of interest paid on deposits from consumers of the British Gas Corporation and held by the Corporation; when this rate was fixed; and if he will 791W now bring it into line with current rates of interest.
§ Mr. John Smith
The current rate of 3½ per cent. was fixed by order in 1950. The question of its revision is currently under consideration.