Fiduciary Note Issue limit under Section 2 of the Currency Act 1983

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Dear Her Majesty's Treasury,

I wonder if you could

(i) publish a list of the Treasury Minutes that have authorised increases in the fiduciary note issue limit under Section 2 of the Currency Act 1983

(ii) let me know what the latest fiduciary note issue limit is under the Act and when it was authorised.

Thank you for your assistance. It is very much appreciated.

Yours faithfully,

Neil Wilson

eCase@hmtreasury.gov.uk on behalf of FOI Requests, Her Majesty's Treasury

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Dear FOI Requests,

Thank you very much for your reply.

For the record I have been able to complete the list by cross referencing your response with the Journal of the House of Commons and locating the missing two minutes. The full list of fiduciary note Treasury Minutes under the Currency Act 1983 to date, as noted in the official record, and their references are as follows:

20 Dec 1984 HCJ v241 p137
17 Dec 1986 HCJ v243 p93
02 Dec 1988 HCJ v245 p27
29 Nov 1990 HCJ v247 p49
21 Oct 1993 HCJ v249 p814
15 Nov 1995 HCJ v252 p7
11 Nov 1998 HCJ v254 p801
06 Dec 1999 HCJ v256 p41
22 May 2000 HCJ v256 p395
24 Oct 2001 HCJ v258 p146
14 Oct 2004 HCJ v260 p548
16 Jul 2009 HCJ v265 p557
01 Jul 2013 HCJ v269 p141
15 Mar 2017 HCJ v272 No. 134

Hopefully this will help anybody searching in the future.

Yours sincerely,

Neil Wilson