Treasury written question – answered on 6th November 2001.

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Photo of John Bercow John Bercow Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer

(1) if he will make a statement on the current level of Treasury research into whether the United Kingdom has passed the five economic tests for membership of the euro zone; who will undertake the final tests; and how long the analysis will take;

(2) if it is the assessment of his Department that the United Kingdom qualifies for membership of the euro zone.

Photo of Ruth Kelly Ruth Kelly Economic Secretary, HM Treasury

The Government have said that they will complete an assessment of the five economic tests within two years of the start of this Parliament.

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