Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Empire – in the House of Commons on 1st March 1944.

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Photo of Mr Paul Emrys-Evans Mr Paul Emrys-Evans , Derbyshire Southern

The existing arrangements provide fully for the prompt and easy inter-controvertibility of United Kingdom and Colonial currencies. There would be very serious practical difficulties in the introduction of a common unit of currency. In these circumstances no useful purpose would be served by the appointment of such a committee.