Economic Affairs

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 26th July 1966.

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Photo of Mr Frank Allaun Mr Frank Allaun , Salford East 12:00 am, 26th July 1966

With great reluctance I have to accept that this is already the position. We have German commanders in charge of most British troops at the moment. Therefore, I do not think that that argument holds water.

If we put half of our 440,000 Service men into industry we would save costs and increase production. Drastic situations demand drastic remedies.