§ Lord EVANS of CLAUGHTON
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether, in view of continuing inflation, consideration is being given to the introduction of a 25 pence piece and the reintroduction of the sovereign.
§ The MINISTER of STATE, TREASURY (Lord Cockfield)
The development of coinage is kept under review in the light of all the factors that bear upon the problem of providing a coinage that is appropriate.