ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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After Half a Century, an Unnoticed Notification

February 11, 1967 to ditch the Commonwealth? And what about Britain's role as banker to the world? Britain held sterling for other countries and some of these could conceivably cause a run on the currency, thus dragging Britain's European partners into ruin. What guarantees could Wilson give that such a contingency could be met without upsetting the European credit system?

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