Gordon Brown has been ordered to release information before the general election about his controversial decision to sell Britain's gold reserves.
The decision to sell the gold taken by Mr Brown when he was Chancellor is regarded as one of the Treasury's worst financial mistakes and has cost taxpayers almost £7 billion.
Mr Brown and the Treasury have repeatedly refused to disclose information about the gold sale amid allegations that warnings were ignored.
Thursday, 25 March 2010
The nokias will be flying at Downing Street today. With just six weeks until the people get to decide who they want in Parliament, he's being forced to explain why he sold all their 400 tons of gold to some bloke at Gold4cash on the tellybox, losing us £ 7 BILLION