Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th February 1964.
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On a point of order, Mr. Deputy-Speaker. I understood that the debate could go on until 4 o'clock. Is there any reason why a debate of this importance, which affects so much of our country and its people, should be curtailed?
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