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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Loans and Advances by Banks.

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 state the total number of bills, loans and advances by commercial banks (a) to customers within the State, and (b) to the Government at April of each year during the past decade and at the latest date on which figures are available, giving in each case the contemporaneous external assets of the banking system and Departmental funds.

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:—

    Associated Banks—Bills, Loans and Advances—Within the State External Assets of the Banking System and of Departmental Funds £ million
    Government £000 Local Authorities £000 Other £000 Total £000
April 1956 3,725 7,407 141,852 152,984 185.6
,, 1957 10,670 8,159 138,583 157,412 186.2
,, 1958 13,285 6,444 146,750 166,479 193.3
,, 1959 1,310 6,532 159,585 167,427 202.0
,, 1960 2,165 6,269 174,196 182,630 208.8
,, 1961 3,710 7,035 186,060 196,805 213.3
,, 1962 8,255 7,294 198,887 214,436 226.6
,, 1963 5,720 8,628 217,406 231,394 234.3
,, 1964 15,625 8,237 245,568 269,430 233.5
,, 1965 21,550 12,087 276,457 310,093 224.6
December 1965 35,718 15,796 268,325 319,839 224.1


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