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Oral Answers to Questions — Eton

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th February 1974.

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Photo of Miss Joan Lestor Miss Joan Lestor , Eton and Slough 12:00 am, 7th February 1974

Will the right hon. Gentleman reconsider that answer, bearing in mind that during the last election campaign he told the electorate of Slough the benefits that would come to them from joining the EEC, asking them to rely totally on his judgment? Will he now go to Eton—the other side of my constituency—thus ensuring a uniform swing to Labour throughout the constituency, such as we had last time, explaining why he was not prepared to go to the electorate on the question of a mandate over Europe but is prepared to go to the electorate to ask whether the miners have the right to refuse to work overtime?