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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Social Services – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 10th June 1975.

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Photo of Mr Harold Wilson Mr Harold Wilson , Huyton 12:00 am, 10th June 1975

When my hon. Friend refers to stagnation in Europe, I would remind him that the stagnation in industry has occurred more seriously across the Channel than here. This is due to the biggest world depression—a depression caused largely by the oil crisis—since the 1930s. We are discussing within Europe and more widely how we can act internationally to deal with these questions.