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£ Sterling

Volume 931: debated on Friday 6 May 1977

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the percentage rise or fall in the value of the £ sterling compared with the United States dollar at December 1976 compared with December 1975, December 1974, December 1973 and December 1972, respectively; and what the corresponding figures were for the value of the currencies of the other member countries of the EEC.

The information is as follows:% appreciation (+) or depreciation (-) of currency against US dollar at end-December 1976 compared with end-December:

1975197419731972
Pound sterling and Irish pound-16-28-27-28
Belgian and Luxembourg francs+100+15+23
Danish krone+7-2+9+18
Guilder+9+2+15+31
Deutschemark+11+2+14+36
Lira-22-26-31-33
French franc-10-11-5+3