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National Savings Certificates

Volume 722: debated on Tuesday 21 December 1965

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the sum at present invested in each issue of National Savings Certificates as a percentage of the total sum invested in that issue.

The estimated sum invested at the end of July, 1965, in each issue of National Savings Certificates (excluding interest) expressed as a percentage of the total value of all units of that issue sold is as follows:

Percentage
1st Issue0·6
2nd Issue0·9
3rd Issue4·1
Conversion Issue6·4
4th Issue5·8
5th Issue6·8
6th Issue7·7
7th Issue8·0
One-pound Issue9·8
8th Issue16·6
9th Issue35·4
10th Issue66·9
11th Issue92·7 (of sales to date)