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 John Jones Mr John Jones , Rotherham 12:00 am, 12th November 1951

The hon. Gentleman is deploying a very important argument, and we should like to be very sure about this new declaration as laid down by the Conservative Party. Does he mean that the board to be set up as he indicated is a different board from the last one? Is it to be publicly accountable—not responsible, but accountable—to Parliament through a Minister?