Orders of the Day — Steel Industry and Road Haulage

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th November 1951.

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Photo of Mr George Strauss Mr George Strauss , Lambeth Vauxhall 12:00 am, 12th November 1951

What I said was this. I quoted the authority of the "Financial Times." [Interruption.] The right hon. Gentleman was good enough to give way. He has quoted me as saying something which I did not say. I was quoting the view of the "Financial Times" and I said that, in view of their statement, it was obviously unwise for anybody to assume that this Measure would necessarily reach the Statute Book.