§ Mr. Lawson
Real short-term interest rates in the United Kingdom are currently about ½ per cent. higher than the average of the seven major industrial countries.
§ 20. Dr. Godman
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the present level of interest rates.
§ Mr. Lilley
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave earlier to the hon. Member for Western Isles (Mr. Macdonald).