HC Deb 31 July 1958 vol 592 cc167-8W
Mr. Osborne

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the ability of sterling to withstand the autumn drain this year.

Mr. Maudling

My right hon. Friend is reluctant to make predictions in these matters. But as we enter the period of seasonal pressure, he is greatly fortified by the fact that the strength of sterling has been very well maintained in recent months.

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