I do not pretend to know how much that diminution will be, but I do know that if, in the year which follows this war, the Chancellor imposes taxation on the working classes based upon earnings of the year before the war ends - in other words, if he imposes high taxation at a time of low income - then, believe me, he is heading for a first-rate industrial Crisis in Britain.
There is undoubtedly, as is generally recognised, an economic Crisis in Great Britain.
Does not what the hon. Member now says explain the curious fact to which he first drew attention: namely, that this is a Crisis in Britain only?
I am glad that it affects the whole of the United Kingdom, and I hope that it may continue to do so, but in moments of Crisis in Britain, particularly when there is a balance of payments problem, Scotland has an extremely important part to play because she has traditionally, and for a long time, exported a great deal more of the goods that she produces than any other part of the United Kingdom.
I accept that the Crisis of Britain is indeed in part a crisis which affects far more countries than Britain.
Certainly there is no Crisis in Britain now.
We are at a moment of economic and industrial Crisis in Great Britain.
There has been a tendency in the British Press recently to refer to a Socialist Crisis in Britain.
If proof is needed, the Crisis in Britain demonstrates that we need a programme of Socialist measures.
I see no reason why, during a period of Crisis in Britain, the same degree of influence should not be exerted by the present Minister.
The nature of the Crisis in Britain is best illustrated by the fact that 60 per cent.
The Government must ensure that their response adequately measures up to the Crisis of Britain's jobless.
Just before the general election, Aitken Hume was asking British people to invest £500 or £1,000 in an American technology fund, saying that there was a Crisis in Britain and that one would get a better return on money invested in America.
Yet the housing 533 Crisis in Britain stands next only to unemployment as a monument to the Government's indifference to human misery.
Some of us think that the Foreign Secretary seeks to divert attention from the Crisis in Britain and that that is why the Prime Minister is sitting next to him.
However, there is a human Crisis in Britain.
The "Newsnight" programme was introduced by Donald MacCormack, who said:This autumn an emergency working party, set up by the Home Office, will report on a mounting Crisis in Britain's jails, where now more than fifteen hundred mentally ill offenders are serving sentences, some psychiatrists put this figure as high as fifteen thousand, a third of Britain's prison population.
I have to tell the good people of East Anglia and the Thames Valley, the majority of whom voted for the Conservative party in the past two general elections, that a further Crisis in Britain will hit the south more than the rest of the country.
Everyone, from the Duke of Edinburgh downwards, has highlighted the Crisis in Britain's housing stock.
Perhaps the hon. Member for Torbay knows that Field Marshal Lord Carver, when no longer chief of the general staff, said in the late 1970s that in the early months of 1974 some junior officers spoke about the possibility of taking non-parliamentary action to resolve what they saw as the Crisis in Britain.
As I have said a number of times, housing is in Crisis in Britain and in desperate crisis in London.
We are looking over the edge of a major financial Crisis in Britain and internationally.
That is the source of the current Crisis in Britain's coal industry.
That will be because the Government have not given sufficient money to training or educating our young folk to deal with the Crisis in Britain.
The world realised that there was afinancial Crisis in Britain, set off by the president of the Bundesbank, Mr. Schlesinger, who gave an extremely unwise press conference a few days before.
The contrast between the situation in, I believe, 1976 when Lord Healey, the then Chancellor, could not attend the IMF meeting because of the financial Crisis in Britain, followed by the arrival of the IMF to run the British economy, and the fact that the IMF this year congratulated my right hon. and learned Friend, could hardly be more marked.
The Tory Euro-sceptics do not want their demands to be met successfully: they want failure, because from failure will come a Crisis in Britain's relations with Europe, which they will use as a pretext to withdraw Britain from Europe.
" to the end of the Question, and to add instead thereof: "deplores the failure of the Prime Minister and the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food either to secure meaningful CAP reform on behalf of consumers, taxpayers, farmers and the environment, or to defend Britain's interests in other EU negotiations; condemns the false claims made about the value to farmers of the Action Plan for Farmers; notes the dramatic and continuing fall in agricultural employment and farm incomes; and calls on the Government to address with urgency the Crisis in Britain's countryside".
I beg to move, To leave out from "(2000–2001);" to the end of the Question, and to add instead thereof:deplores the failure of the Prime Minister and the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food either to secure meaningful CAP reform on behalf of consumers, taxpayers, farmers and the environment, or to defend Britain's interests in other EU negotiations; condemns the false claims made about the value to farmers of the Action Plan for Farmers; notes the dramatic and continuing fall in agricultural employment and farm incomes; and calls on the Government to address with urgency the Crisis in Britain's countryside.
The Crisis in Britain's countryside cannot be excused as part of some global phenomenon.
It is the engagement with Europe that is in danger of dying: a danger of a drift towards a lost referendum and, after that, another Crisis in Britain's relations with the rest of Europe, which is clearly avoidable.
Let us be clear: this is not a made-in-Britain Crisis.
Does he also agree that that is one of the main reasons why the banking and financial Crisis in Britain is worse than in practically any other country-apart, perhaps, from Iceland?
The Chancellor should take immediate action on fuel prices to ease the cost of living Crisis in Britain.
Last Friday, the Work Foundation urged Ministers to take urgent action to help the lost generation or risk a Crisis in Britain's communities.
Between 19 and24 August, we had a major economic Crisis in Britain.
The Bills do not address the severe cost of living Crisis in Britain, where food bank use is soaring, even among many working people, where personal debt levels are dangerously high, where wages have fallen in real terms as essentials such as food and energy prices rise, where too many people are trapped in part-time jobs or with low hours or exploitative zero-hours contracts, and where millions cannot afford to buy their home and are trapped into renting low-quality properties at ever rising rents.
It will blow up and there will be a terrible constitutional Crisis in Britain.