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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - State Borrowing.

Tuesday, 8 February 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 7

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Mr. P. Hogan: Information on Patrick Hogan Zoom on Patrick Hogan (South Tipperary) asked the Minister for Finance if he will give the total annual State Exchequer borrowing from all sources [941] over the past ten financial years; and the amount of Exchequer Bill borrowing in each year.

Dr. Hillery: Information on Patrick John Hillery Zoom on Patrick John Hillery As the reply 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:—

ST TE Borrowing in years 1954-55—1964-65

Financial Year Total Borrowing £ million Exchequer Bill Borrowing £ million
1954-55 32.96 2.00
1955-56 26.38
1956-57 35.06 8.00
1957-58 30.98 4.50
1958-59 21.07 -4.50 (a)
1959-60 31.49 3.25
1960-61 42.29 7.25
1961-62 44.91 8.50
1962-63 51.82 -5.00 (a)
[942]1963-64 52.86 9.00
1964-65 68.00 13.50

(a) Represents a decrease in the amount of Bill issued.


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