Oral Answers to Questions — Public Expenditure

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th March 1979.

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Photo of Mr Harold Lever Mr Harold Lever , Manchester Central 12:00 am, 5th March 1979

I am not aware of any such proposals from the Labour Party. I am aware that some of my hon. Friends are understandably anxious to increase the public services. I share their desire. It is a question of timing in relation to our economic achievement permitting increases in public expenditure.