Orders of the Day — Industrial Fuel Supplies

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th February 1947.

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Photo of Captain Albert Blackburn Captain Albert Blackburn , Birmingham King's Norton 12:00 am, 7th February 1947

I regret that I cannot accept offers from the party opposite. I am very glad that when I was a candidate, I moved at the Blackpool conference the resolution which decided that we must never again have a coalition with the Tories. But I am trying to consider this matter in a non-party spirit, and I thought we were all trying to deal with it in a manner entirely above party. It is a national crisis. I propose to give the facts.