State of the Nation

Part of Order of the Day – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 6th August 1947.

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Photo of Mr Percy Shurmer Mr Percy Shurmer , Birmingham Sparkbrook 12:00 am, 6th August 1947

If the hon. Member suggests that this austerity is unnecessary, will he tell me how it is that, in a previous crisis, his party put over 850,000 people on the means test and robbed them of their savings?