As the numbers employed since right hon. Members opposite took office have risen by over 200,000, and as this great increase in the number of vacancies shows that there is an absolutely insatiable demand in this sector, should we not have a shake-out here rather than from the growth industries?
That is always a very popular doctrine until hon. Members opposite want some great social improvement, improved local government services and a host of other things. Then the price has to be paid.