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The Economy

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:41 pm on 24th October 2019.

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Photo of Albert Owen Albert Owen Labour, Ynys Môn 4:41 pm, 24th October 2019

My hon. Friend is talking about the Chancellor’s opening speech in which he tried to mock Labour’s nationalisation plans, saying that we would even go as far as nationalising travel agents. I remind him that Thomas Cook made a profit when it was in public ownership between 1948 and 1972, but it went bankrupt under this Government, with people losing their jobs and their holidays.