HC Deb 07 March 1938 vol 332 c1538
88. Colonel Nathan

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is now able to announce the date upon which he proposes to open his Budget?

Lieut.-Colonel Colville

My right hon. Friend hopes that it will be possible for a statement to be made shortly.

Colonel Nathan

Will the right hon. and gallant Gentleman be able to answer my question if I put it down again this day week?

Lieut.-Colonel Colville

It may be possible to make a statement before the end of this week.