Government Policy

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 Lieut-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore Lieut-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore , Ayr District of Burghs 12:00 am, 29th October 1947

Of course I accept what the right hon. Gentleman says. At the same time, he must accept some responsibility for the posters that were plastered all over the country, and which entirely deluded the people who voted for him. I do not want to make any personal attack on the Prime Minister, because, as I say, I have a personal regard and personal respect for him, but he cannot be allowed to forget the promises under which he induced the public to vote for himself, his party and his programme.