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Nationalised Industries (Borrowing)

Volume 885: debated on Friday 7 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the overseas borrowings of the nationalised industries for which he is responsible in each of the last 10 years, together with the value of their exports and the value of their imports of capital goods and services.

Overseas borrowings were as follows:

British Railways BoardNational Freight Corporation
£m.£m.
1965–70NilNil
197120Nil
19728Nil
197341·2
1974Nil5·5
Estimated values of exports by the British Railways Board were as follows:

£ millions
1965–6919701971197219731974
nil0·62·83·31·04·4
The other figures requested are not readily available.