Oral Answers to Questions — Minimum Lending Rate

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th March 1979.

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Photo of Mr Tom Litterick Mr Tom Litterick , Birmingham, Selly Oak 12:00 am, 5th March 1979

Can my right hon. Friend tell the House how much in interest charges the recent issues of Government securities will cost the taxpayer between now and the end of the century? Does he agree that that borrowing could have been had more cheaply?