Civil Defence

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th February 1968.

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Photo of Mr Neil Marten Mr Neil Marten , Banbury 12:00 am, 29th February 1968

Can we draw the conclusion from what the right hon. Gentleman has been saying that if there had not been a financial crisis, and if devaluation had not occurred, the Government would nevertheless have substantially cut down on civil defence? Does that mean that if we recover our finances, which I hope we shall, there is a chance of this force being reestablished?