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Eire (Remittances From The United Kingdom)

Volume 390: debated on Thursday 3 June 1943

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67.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total amount of money from the United-Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland that has been forwarded to Eire by cheques, money, postal and telegraph orders, for each of the years since the outbreak of war?

As the answer involves a table of figures, I will, with my hon. Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the table:

The figures for money orders and postal orders are as follow:
For the Year ending 31st AugustFor the Half-Year ending 28th February 1943.
1940.1941.1942.
£000£000£000£000
Money Orders*6451,1853,4102,550
Postal Order404339425270

*Including telegraphic Money Orders, for which separate figures are not kept.

Figures for remittances by cheque are not available.