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Council Of Ministers

Volume 958: debated on Tuesday 14 November 1978

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the EEC Council of Finance Ministers, at its meeting on Monday 20th November, will have before it the complete and final reports of the monetary committee and the committee of the governors of the central banks on the European monetary system—EMS—or whether there are further reports to be prepared that will have to be considered at any later meeting.

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 13th November 1978], gave the following information:

The Finance Council will have before it comprehensive reports from the bodies mentioned by the hon. Member, in accordance with its instuctions. It will also have before it a report from the Economic Policy Committee. The Council may of course decide to request the preparation of further reports if it wishes.