Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 26th July 1968.

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Photo of Mr Tony Benn Mr Tony Benn , Bristol South East 12:00 am, 26th July 1968

I assure my hon. Friend that compulsion is not part of the process. But I must tell him that the move to metrication has now acquired a great momentum, and the lack of compulsion does not mean that this is not a serious and probably rapidly developing change.