Without wishing to tempt the hon. Gentleman to indulge in any kind of leak, may I ask him whether he agrees that the only two alternatives are a serious deterioration in National Savings or a lowering of the Bank Rate?
As my right hon. Friend said on that occasion,
I do not think it would help at all if I were to forecast changes in the terms of National Savings…"—[OFFICIAL REPORT, 19th November, 1957; Vol. 578, c. 154.]