HC Deb 30 June 1960 vol 625 c142W
46. Mr. Hirst

asked the Prime Minister whether he will appoint a Minister especially charged with, and responsible for, ensuring economy in Government expenditure.

The Prime Minister

No. Responsibility in this matter rests where it should—on the Government as a whole, on my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer as custodian of the national finances, and on each of the Ministers in charge of the Departments.

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