HC Deb 06 December 2001 vol 376 c517W
28.Mr. MacDougall

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the role of the public sector borrowing requirement in deciding on monetary union. [18713]

Ruth Kelly

The Government have said that they will complete an assessment of the five economic tests within two years of the start of this Parliament. The assessment will be comprehensive and rigorous. All relevant economic issues will be dealt with as part of the assessment