Coal Shortage

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 1st February 1951.

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Photo of Mr James Murray Mr James Murray , North West Durham 12:00 am, 1st February 1951

I do not want to disagree with the hon. Member. In fact, I agree with what he has been saying, but is he not aware that the miners immediately had to make the decision that they would agree to go all out for increased production and to leave the question of wages and better conditions to a later stage?