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Part of Orders of the Day — King's Speech – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th October 1947.

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Photo of Mr Harold Macmillan Mr Harold Macmillan , Bromley 12:00 am, 29th October 1947

I understand that in the quotation of a speech—[HON. MEMBERS:" Withdraw."] The right hon. Gentleman was reported in the Press [HON. MEMBERS: "Ah!"]—I regret I have not the cutting—as having said that the people who have been running the steel industry had betrayed the nation's needs. Is that right? "The people who have been running the industry have betrayed the needs of the nation."