Conference of European Communities (Minister's Statement)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th July 1970.

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Photo of Mr Edward Milne Mr Edward Milne , Blyth 12:00 am, 7th July 1970

Is the hon. Gentleman aware of the dilemma in which the Government have been placed by this decision, because in arguing at Luxembourg that our economy was on a sound and stable basis they were giving evidence which was contrary to the arguments of the Prime Minister during the election campaign that we were running into an economic crisis? Will the hon. Gentleman try to square those two statements?