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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 Major Guy Lloyd Major Guy Lloyd , Renfrewshire Eastern 12:00 am, 29th October 1947

It is always interesting to hon. Members to have the opportunity of listening for a while to anyone who has been visiting the other side of the "iron curtain" and to get his reactions to what he learned there. But the hon. Member for Stroud (Mr. Parkin) will forgive me, I hope, if I do not pursue some of the arguments he put forward, or dispute with him some of the economics he learned there. Before passing on, however, I would like to say that I can never understand why individuals who come back from the other side of the iron curtain—