Gold Sales

Treasury written question – answered on 6th March 2008.

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Photo of Peter Lilley Peter Lilley Conservative, Hitchin and Harpenden

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish the advice he received from the Bank of England and his Department's officials prior to the sale of gold in 1999 and 2000.

Photo of Angela Eagle Angela Eagle The Exchequer Secretary, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

Full details of the rationale for the gold sales is set out in the Treasury publication, Review of the Sale of part of the UK Reserves, which was published in October 2002. We have no plans to publish officials' advice.

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