§ Mr. French
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received on his decision to introduce a minimum £100 purchase of premium bonds.
§ Mr. Lilley
I have received a number of representations. I refer my hon. Friend to the answer which my right hon. Friend the Chancellor gave on 5 May to the right hon. Member for Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale (Mr. Steel) explaining the reasons for this decision,Official Report, column 255.