Oral Answers to Questions — TUC (Meetings)

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

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Photo of Mr Harold Wilson Mr Harold Wilson , Huyton 12:00 am, 7th February 1974

Is the Prime Minister aware that we have insisted all along throughout these days that a national strike would be against the national interest? Is he further aware that if he fails to build on the preparatory work of the CBI and the TUC and does not call the parties together even now and say that the Government are prepared to see money placed on the table, on account, while the relativities board or whatever machinery is agreed looks to the longer-term problem, the responsibility for the strike will be on the obduracy of one man?