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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

Will the Chancellor explain why the central bankers do not buy sterling if they are so pleased with us? If the Government's record has been so good, will he also explain why under a Conservative Government the value of the pound against the dollar fell by only 0·2 per cent. while it has fallen by over 30 per cent. under a Labour Government?