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Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt

Volume 488: debated on Friday 27 February 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many (a) donations and (b) bequests were made to the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt in each month since January 2006; and what the monetary value of each was. (258371)

The following table lists, on a month-by-month basis, the totals of cash and gilts that have been surrendered to the Donations and Bequests account, administered by the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt, from January 2006 to date. It does not include any donations of cash, gilts or other property that may still be being administered or processed by the Treasury Solicitor.

Number of transactions

Month value total (£)

Month value bonds (£)

Month value cash (£)

January 2006

3

103.14

103.14

February 2006

3

33.16

33.16

March 2006

2

21,562.04

26.69

21,535.35

April 2006

2

57.81

57.81

May 2006

1

26.17

26.17

June 2006

3

130.60

130.60

July 2006

0

August 2006

0

September 2006

5

34.11

34.11

October 2006

0

November 2006

0

December 2006

0

January 2007

0

February 2007

0

March 2007

2

12,729.53

8.65

12,720.88

April 2007

0

May 2007

2

122.34

122.34

June 2007

1

0.45

0.45

July 2007

1

309,253.49

309,253.49

August 2007

0

September 2007

0

October 2007

0

November 2007

0

December 2007

1

555,001.99

555,001.99

January 2008

0

February 2008

1

4.18

4.18

March 2008

0

April 2008

1

8.14

8.14

May 2008

0

June 2008

0

July 2008

2

474.96

474.96

August 2008

0

September 2008

0

October 2008

0

November 2008

0

December 2008

0

January 2009

1

0.95

0.95

February 2009

2

7,300.80

7,300.80