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Volume 712: debated on Tuesday 7 July 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Myners on 30 June (WA 33), whether a referendum will be held before adopting the euro. [HL4789]

The Government's policy on membership of the single currency remains unchanged. As stated by the previous Chancellor in October 1997, “Whenever this issue arises, under this Government there will be a referendum. Government, Parliament and the people must all agree”.