Government Liabilities.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men. – in the House of Commons at on 9 February 1922.

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Photo of Captain Charles Foxcroft Captain Charles Foxcroft , Bath


asked the Prime Minister whether the liabilities of the Imperial Government to investors, whether in War Bonds or otherwise, and depositors in the Post Office Savings Bank in Southern Ireland are to be transferred to the Provisional Government?

Photo of Sir Robert Horne Sir Robert Horne , Glasgow Hillhead

The liability of the Imperial Government to investors in Imperial Securities is not affected by the setting up of the Provisional Government. When the time comes for the transfer of the Post Office Savings Bank, existing depositors will be asked whether they wish to transfer to the Irish Savings Bank or not.