Bankruptcies.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 21st June 1934.

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Photo of Mr John Potter Mr John Potter , Eccles

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asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of persons adjudicated bankrupt under the provisions of the Bankruptcy Acts for each of the last five years; and the number of debtors who were granted their discharge from bankruptcy in respect of each year in the same period?

Photo of Mr Walter Runciman Mr Walter Runciman , St Ives

As the reply contains a number of figures, I will circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the reply:

question of an increase in the duties on them is a matter for the Import Duties Advisory Committee in the first instance.