Orders of the Day — Emergency Laws (Repeal) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th November 1958.

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Photo of Mr Patrick Gordon Walker Mr Patrick Gordon Walker , Smethwick 12:00 am, 12th November 1958

is the right hon. and learned Gentleman really saying that Parliament would give powers if a great emergency arose over something abroad but would not do so for an emergency at home? Surely that is an extraordinary argument.