Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th March 1973.

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Photo of Mr Tony Benn Mr Tony Benn , Bristol South East 12:00 am, 12th March 1973

Of course, that is the explanation. I have no doubt that the hon. Member, as a good constituency man, has met and talked, as I did on Friday for two hours, with the hospital workers. They talk about the Budget and its effects. If the hon. Gentleman thinks that he can fool the hospital workers and other lower-paid workers, as well as his own civil servants, with the sort of figures which he has given today, he simply does not understand the nature of the problem facing the Government.