F111A Aircraft (Price)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Defence – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th November 1966.

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Photo of Mr Emrys Hughes Mr Emrys Hughes , South Ayrshire 12:00 am, 16th November 1966

When these negotiations with the American Government about the F111 opened, did my right hon. Friend know that a financial crisis was coming? Is he aware that we are to have a period of severe restraint? Is it not time that he reconsidered all these heavy burdens of expenditure to help the economic situation?