Civil Defence

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 31st March 1983.

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Photo of Mr Bob Cryer Mr Bob Cryer , Keighley 12:00 am, 31st March 1983

Do not the public have a pretty shrewd idea of the true position when they see that the Home Office is spending millions of pounds on boltholes for bureaucrats? People recognise that the Home Office is using civil defence as a cosmetic to bolster the Government's defence policies and they know that in a nuclear war nobody would survive and that the dying would envy the dead.