Oral Answers to Questions — Chancellor of the Exchequer (Speech)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th February 1964.

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Photo of Mr Woodrow Wyatt Mr Woodrow Wyatt , Bosworth 12:00 am, 25th February 1964

Is the Prime Minister aware that in that speech the Chancellor of the Exchequer said that 1964 was going to be a marvellous year for expansion? He said it again last night. Since the other bouts of expansion we have had in the last 12 years have been promptly followed by wage restraint, credit restriction and a balance of payments crisis, would the Prime Minister say what it is that makes the present period of expansion different from all the others?