Oral Answers to Questions — Balance of Payments

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th July 1965.

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Photo of Mr Harold Wilson Mr Harold Wilson , Huyton 12:00 am, 27th July 1965

I particularly remember that in the very grave balance of payments crisis which followed Suez, when we were fully opposed to the Suez operation but when it was a question of strengthening sterling, we from the Opposition Box expressed our full support for any measures to save sterling, despite the fact that we were completely opposed to the policy which had led to the crisis in the case of Suez.