asked the Minister for Local Government if he will give the following information at May, 1956 and at May, 1969, or the nearest date for which figures are available, (a) the total indebtedness of all local authorities, (b) the cost of servicing the debt of local authorities and (c) the debt due by local authorities to sources outside Ireland.
Written Answers. - Indebtedness of Local Authorities.
The latest date for which an estimate of local authority indebtedness is available is 31st March, 1968. Information regarding the position at this date was given in reply to the Deputy's Question No. 171 of 4th February last.
Details of the amounts due by local authorities to sources outside the State are not available in my Department.