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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - National Debt.

Wednesday, 26 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 2

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Mr. Lindsay: Information on Patrick James Lindsay Zoom on Patrick James Lindsay asked the Minister for Finance if he will state the amounts of the National Debt and the corresponding costs of servicing for the years 1932, 1942, 1952, 1962 and 1965.

Minister for Finance (Mr. J. Lynch): Information on John Lynch Zoom on John Lynch As the answer is in the form of a tabular statement, I propose, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to circulate it with the Official Report.

Following is the statement :

Year ended 31st March National Debt Annual cost of servicing National Debt
  £million £million
1932 36.5 2.1
1942 86.6 3.6
1952 191.6 8.4
1962 487.9 29.2
1965 636.5 40.5

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