Capital Issues Committee

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th December 1953.

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Photo of Sir Waldron Smithers Sir Waldron Smithers , Orpington 12:00 am, 8th December 1953

Does that answer mean that the Chancellor of the Exchequer no longer credits the businessmen of our country with sufficient sagacity to decide for themselves how their capital should be invested? Does he not realise that the sooner the Government get out of business the better for the country as a whole?