Steel Bill

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Power – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 21st June 1966.

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Photo of Mr Richard Marsh Mr Richard Marsh , Greenwich 12:00 am, 21st June 1966

The argument for nationalising the steel industry is precisely that it will aid the nation's long-term economic plans. I would have thought that, having waited for such a long time—right until 10th May—before proposals arrived which it was obvious to everyone were totally unacceptable, there was not much point in going on much longer.