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Money Supply

Volume 974: debated on Tuesday 27 November 1979

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will circulate in the Official Report a table showing for each year since 1970 and 1979 to date (a) the amount of money borrowed for house purchase, (b) the amount of other consumer credit, (c) bank advances to manufacturing industry and (d) bank advances to, respectively, the engineering, textile and chemical industries, together with in each case the percentage increase in each period.

Information is available in the current issue and earlier issues of Financial Statistics. The respective prime sources in the current issue—October 1979—are as follows:

  • (a) Supplementary Table B
  • (b) Tables 10.2 and 10.3
  • (c) and (d) Tables 6.17 to 6.19