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Decimal And Metric Systems

Volume 414: debated on Monday 22 October 1945

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asked the Prime Minister whether his attention had been drawn to a resolution by the Association of British Chambers of Commerce, supported by the other influential organisations, advocating the introduction of a decimal system of coinage and the metric system of weights and measures; and whether he will consider moving for the setting up of a Committee to investigate and report.

I have seen the resolution to which my hon. Friend refers, but I should see no advantage in setting up a Committee to examine this question.