Industry (Government Policy)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th June 1974.

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Photo of Mr Peter Rost Mr Peter Rost , Derbyshire South East 12:00 am, 25th June 1974

Is it not alarming, at a time when the business community is already demoralised as a result of the Chancellor of the Exchequer's anti-business Budget, that the Secretary of State for Industry should contribute to the nation's crisis of confidence by threatening to demolish the rest of the free enterprise sector? Will the Prime Minister dismiss the saboteurs on his Front Bench, or will he resign to make way for a Government that will be strong enough to solve the country's problems?