Dáil Éireann - Volume 86 - 12 May, 1942
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Indebtedness of Local Authorities.
Mr. Cogan Mr. Cogan
 Mr. Cogan asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health if he can state the total indebtedness of the local authorities on 31st March, 1942, and the total interest charge payable in respect of this debt in the last financial year.
Minister for Local Government and Public Health (Mr. MacEntee) Seán MacEntee
Minister for Local Government and Public Health (Mr. MacEntee): Particulars of the indebtedness of local authorities as at the 31st March, 1942, are not available. The latest published returns of local taxation relate to the year ended the 31st March, 1940, and I would refer the Deputy to the Parliamentary Debates of the 26th March, 1942, in which is set out on page 319 a summary of loan charges for that year. It is not practicable from the returns received from local bodies to segregate interest charges from total loan charges.
Dáil Éireann 86 Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. Indebtedness of Local Authorities.