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Her Majesty's Government (Opposition Motion)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th June 1976.

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Photo of Mr Geoffrey Rippon Mr Geoffrey Rippon , Hexham 12:00 am, 9th June 1976

The figures are correct and they cover the whole period. It clearly makes a difference to overseas confidence if one Government, steadily in all circumstances, repays debt, while another, steadily in all circumstances, incurs it.