West Ham Guardians (Loans).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture. – in the House of Commons on 28th July 1924.

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Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

Is the hon. Gentleman aware that, by the time the West Ham Board of Guardians have paid the whole of the principal and interest, they will have paid more in the shape of interest than the amount of the principal? Is that not highway robbery, and, if not, what kind of robbery does he call it?