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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th July 1949.

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Photo of Mr John Platts-Mills Mr John Platts-Mills , Finsbury 12:00 am, 7th July 1949

On a point of Order. Is it permissible for my right hon. Friend whatever his distinction and standing in this House, to make such an impertinent charge—such a monstrous and impertinent charge—against another Member of this House? As you know well, Sir, I have never in any way provoked any strike. At least, I have done less in provoking strikes than this fellow here, whose action has provoked a strike.