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Exchange Rate

Volume 981: debated on Friday 21 March 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish a table showing the exchange rate of the £ sterling against the United States dollar, the major EEC currencies, the Community unit of account, and the Japanese yen at present and on 1 April 1975, 1970, 1965, 1960, 1955, 1950 and 1945, indicaing the trend over the last five years.

[pursuant to his reply, 20 March 1980]: The information is as follows:Beaumont-Dark) on 7 December 1979.—[Vol. 975, c. 402–3.]—On our contribution to the Community budget, my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister will be seeking a satisfactory solution at the European Council in Brussels at the end of this month. The merits of our case are abundant and clear.