§ 15. Mr. Roy Jenkins
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the percentage of the value of total sterling area imports from the non-sterling world during 1952, or the latest convenient year, represented by our gold and dollar reserves at the latest convenient date.
§ Mr. R. A. Butler
The gold and dollar reserves at 30th June, 1952, represented about 13 per cent. of the estimated value of imports into the sterling area from the non-sterling world in the 12 months to that date.