HC Deb 20 March 1985 vol 75 c520W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will bring up to date the figures given in his written reply of 19 December, Official Report, column 188, to the hon. Member for Great Grimsby on the rate of exchange between the pound sterling and the control reference point of the exchange rate mechanism.

Mr. Ian Stewart

[pursuant to his reply, 19 March 1985, c. 466]; The information requested is as follows:

Sterling/European Currency Unit (ECU) Exchange Rate (end-month rates): percentage change from notional central rate*
Percentage change
December 1984 -4.84
January 1985 -6.34
February 1985 -4.86
18 March 1985 -3.22
* The relevant notional central rate for sterling against the ECU is 1 ECU=£0.585992.