Contracts (Control of Prices).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force. – in the House of Commons on 18th July 1935.

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Photo of Mr Philip Lloyd-Greame Mr Philip Lloyd-Greame , Hendon

Yes, Sir, I also read with some care the evidence given by the secretary on this and other occasions, and I think that if the right hon. Gentleman refers to that evidence he will see that the secretary said exactly what I said in this House, that if we needed powers we should not hesitate to come to Parliament. But as I told the right hon. Gentleman before, I infinitely prefer to proceed by a sound business agreement rather than by coercion unless coercion is proved to be necessary.