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 Sir Alec Douglas-Home Sir Alec Douglas-Home , Kinross and West Perthshire 12:00 am, 25th February 1964

Perhaps the hon. Gentleman will do me the honour of reading the speech I made last night, which corresponded very closely with that of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in which I gave the evidence on which we conclude that it is likely that expansion will continue. We said, both of us in our speeches, that should there be undue pressure on the economy, then the Chancellor—[Interruption.]—has the necessary instruments with which to deal with it.