R.A.F. Station, St. Mawgan (Demonstration)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3 December 1969.

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Photo of Mr John Pardoe Mr John Pardoe , North Cornwall 12:00, 3 December 1969

I thank the hon. Gentleman for that reply. I do not deny the possible beneficial effects of anarchist demonstrations on the Prime Minister, but does not the hon. Gentleman agree that, in view of the wish of the Prime Minister and the Home Secretary to confer about a national emergency, it would have been better to ensure that the demonstrators did not actually get to the building inside the perimeter of the R.A.F. station?