HC Deb 24 February 1998 vol 307 c132W
Mr. Mitchell

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what evidence and analysis underlay his consent for the percentage public borrowing targets placed on members of the European Union. [30561]

Mrs. Liddell

Percentage targets for public borrowing by the Member States of the European Union were established in Article 104c and Protocol No. 5 of the Maastricht Treaty.