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Premium Bonds

Volume 236: debated on Monday 17 March 1930

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asked the Prime Minister whether he will consider the introduction of legislation to provide funds for building Charing Cross Bridge by means of premium bonds or a lottery, so as to test the public demand for this form of venture?

No, Sir. I am not prepared to adopt the hon. and gallant Member's suggestion.

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that Westminster Bridge was built as a result of a lottery, and apparently it has not reposed under a curse since then?