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Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 4:01 pm on 29th January 2013.
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The noble Lord mentioned a point of history. Of course, American unemployment fell very rapidly in the 1930s, so if he wants to leave the House with the impression that it did not fall, I must say to him that that is just wrong.
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