§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when Her Majesty's Government prepared the paper on budgetary discipline in stage three of economic and monetary union in respect of negotiations on a stability pact for economic and monetary union; and if he will place a copy in the Library. 
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
The briefing note "Budgetary Discipline in Stage Three of Economic and Monetary Union" was prepared for the European Union Commissioners; Sir Leon Brittan and Neil Kinnock, in early October. The note was placed in the Library of both Houses on 25 November 1996.