Orders of the Day — Export and Import Trade

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th March 1947.

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Photo of Vice-Admiral Ernest Taylor Vice-Admiral Ernest Taylor , Paddington South 12:00 am, 24th March 1947

Surely the hon. Member must realise that it would be an economic crisis if we had to cut down our imports and still further reduce our standard of living as it exists today? Surely that would be an economic crisis of the first water, with enormous unemployment and less food?