Oral Answers to Questions — TUC

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th June 1976.

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Photo of Mr James Callaghan Mr James Callaghan The Prime Minister, Leader of the Labour Party, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 12:00 am, 24th June 1976

Yes, I agree. All hon. Members on this side of the House realise that public expenditure is of particular concern in helping to level the position of ordinary people. I hope that no hon. Members on our side want to see a levelling-down process. If there has been a halt in moving it upwards, I hope that it will be only temporary while manufacturing industry gets going.