Oral Answers to Questions — Pound Sterling (Devaluation)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th October 1949.

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Photo of Lieut-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore Lieut-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore , Ayr District of Burghs 12:00 am, 24th October 1949

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what inquiries, criticisms or protests he has received from the Governments of the European countries within the sterling area in regard to the lack of prior consultation with them before the devaluation of the pound sterling was announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer.