Secretary of State for Employment

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Oral Answers to Questions – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th July 1978.

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Photo of Mr Timothy Renton Mr Timothy Renton , Mid Sussex 12:00 am, 11th July 1978

When the Prime Minister was in Bremen last week, did he notice the figures which showed that Germany's unemployment was at a four-year low in June? Does not that emphasise the tragic contrast between four years of private enterprise recovery from the oil crisis in Germany and four years of Socialist slump in Britain? Is it not because of that contrast that the German wolfhound bit the Prime Minister so hard last week?