§ 16. Mr. de Freitas
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that, taking the internal purchasing value of the £ sterling as 20s. in October, 1951, it had declined to 18s. 5d. in March, 1953, 17s. 8d. in March, 1955, and 16s. 2d. in March, 1957; and what was the comparable figure for March, 1959.