Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance. – in the House of Commons on 10th December 1931.

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Photo of Mr David Kirkwood Mr David Kirkwood , Dumbarton District of Burghs


asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps, if any, the Government is taking to prevent the fall of the pound; and whether the Government will reconsider its present economic policy in the light of its effect upon the external value of sterling?


I would refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave on the 3rd December to the hon. Member for Walsall (Mr. Leckie) and the hon. Member for West Rhondda (Mr. John).

Photo of Mr James Maxton Mr James Maxton , Glasgow Bridgeton

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that that reply is quite unsatisfactory?