§ Mr. Dell
The draft resolution on the implementation of a second stage of economic and monetary union in the Community dated 8th January, 1974 (R/l/74 (FIN 1)) provided for this stage to begin on 1st January, 1974. The Government's attitude towards economic and monetary union was set out in paragraph 6 of my right hon. Friend's statement in the Council of Ministers in Luxembourg on 1st April, 1974 (Cmnd. 5593).