The Consolidated Fund

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • The Consolidated Fund a British fund formed by consolidating (in 1787) three public funds (the Aggregate Fund, the General Fund, and the South Sea Fund). In 1816, the larger part of the revenues of Great Britian and Ireland was assigned to what has been known as the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom, out of which are paid the interest of the national debt, the salaries of the civil list, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

If you get a set-back, why the Funds are at eighty, and I could sell two thousand francs worth of my consolidated stock.
"Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau" by Honore de Balzac
But the money thus advanced was not placed on the consolidated fund.
"The Land-War In Ireland (1870)" by James Godkin
Provision as to judges and other persons having salaries charged on the Consolidated Fund.
"England's Case Against Home Rule" by Albert Venn Dicey
Ireland to contribute annually to the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom.
"Against Home Rule (1912)" by Various
As to existing judges and other persons having salaries charged on the Consolidated Fund.
"A Leap in the Dark" by A.V. Dicey
The consolidation and funding their debts, will give government a credit which will enable them to do what they please.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
The expenses were to be advanced from the consolidated fund, and repaid by presentment from the county.
"Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis
On the Third Beading of the Consolidated Fund Bill Sir JOHN SIMON renewed his attack upon the Military Service Bill.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 8, 1916" by Various
The consolidated fund in this case was $983,000, the sinking fund five per cent., and the interest three per cent.
"The United States and Latin America" by John Holladay Latané
During the year 1827 the public debt was consolidated, and a department was created for the application of a sinking fund.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
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In news:

Transportation for America has put together a helpful visual (above) on their blog showing the consolidation of the various funding programs, as proposed by the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works.
The consolidation in e-retailing is bound to shake out some good companies, but analysts say most great ideas stand to get the funding they need.
The BRANDT Foundation will be a private foundation, funded initially by donations from BRANDT Consolidated, Inc and BRANDT employees.
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