Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations (Speech)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Board of Trade – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 4th March 1965.

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Photo of Mr Harold Wilson Mr Harold Wilson , Huyton 12:00 am, 4th March 1965

It seems that we cannot cure hon. Members opposite from dining out on 1951. The House may recall that I gave the figures in the House in the censure debate when I pointed out that the balance of payments situation in October, 1964, was worse than that in 1951, despite the fact that in 1951 there was a 30 per cent. increase in world prices due to Korea.