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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd November 1949.

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Photo of Mr Harold Wilson Mr Harold Wilson , Ormskirk 12:00 am, 3rd November 1949

It was after the hon. Gentleman's appeal to them to carry the protest to the limit of the law, according to this report, that the meeting got completely out of hard—it must have been the eloquence of his oratory—and they passed a resolution calling on traders to go to the point of breaking the law and of calling a national strike against these orders. I know the hon. Gentleman did not propose anything of the kind, but it is clear that he got them worked up to such a state of excitement—