§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he expects to receive the representatives of the International Monetary Fund; what matters he proposes to discuss with them; and whether he will give an assurance that he will not agree with these representatives to any further cuts in the social services.
§ Mr. Harold Lever
The next consultations with the I.M.F. in accordance with my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary's letter of intent will take place in the week beginning 25th November. The discussions will be confidential, as usual, but will not cover the determination of priorities in public expenditure.