Single Currency

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th July 2000.

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Photo of Gordon Brown Gordon Brown The Chancellor of the Exchequer 12:00 am, 20th July 2000

If we are to talk about consistency, let us consider the hon. Gentleman's general election manifesto. He now poses as someone who is completely against the single currency. He even doubts whether a referendum would be fair. What did he say in his manifesto? This was his proposal: Anchor the euro-currency option, with our pledge of a national referendum.