Sir, the measure itself, its character, the great change it must produce, the previous habits and feelings it must disturb and derange, the persons by whom it is brought forward, the classes of the society whom it will affect, the extraordinary, Unprecedented Crisis when it is 68 made, are circumstances which seem to point out (if an accumulation of circumstances can point out to a deliberate body) the tremendous responsibility to be incurred if this measure be adopted.
If, as the Prime Minister suggests, we face an Unprecedented Crisis - he has been talking in those terms, and that must be justification for the words he used about the Civil Service just now - even though this crisis occurs, after dissipating the surplus we left him, he should ensure that sacrifices are borne fairly in the country on the basis of "from each according to his means, to each according to his needs".
Is he also aware that the blame for This Unprecedented Crisis rests with him?
We met This Unprecedented Crisis by paying an unprecedented rate of grant.
Above all, when an industry has as consistently bad a record as the Steel Corporation and when it faces an Unprecedented Crisis, it is hardly surprising that the questions asked by a Committee will be inconvenient and embarrassing to Ministers and officials.
As the House well knows, however, market conditions in shipbuilding have deteriorated very sharply since 1975, and the world shipbuilding industry has been going through a period of Unprecedented Crisis.
Mr. Millan believes that an Unprecedented Crisis has arisen over the relationship between local and central Government and is of the view that there are more acceptable ways of influencing local government expenditure.
When I said that local government faced an Unprecedented Crisis, it was no more than a statement of absolute truth.
Does he appreciate that the Present Unprecedented Crisis is recognised by both sides of the House, that a political knockabout on the issue is of no use and that something must be done if we are to retain a glasshouse industry?
Is my right hon. Friend aware that many of my constituents are most appreciative of the generosity of the Government and of the leadership that he has shown in this matter, but that they would also want him to be aware of their hope that, in the face of This Unprecedented Crisis, an arbitrary restriction on the aid budget will not be allowed to stand in the way of humanitarian relief?
As the Home Secretary said that the Minister of State was fair game for any criticism, I hope that he does not mind if I mention the Unprecedented Crisis which now grips the Home Office.
Our education system faces an Unprecedented Crisis.
If the Government refuse the offer, they must take the responsibility for prolonging the poll tax for years to come and for plunging all of local government into Unprecedented Crisis.
Is it the case that my hon. Friend is initiating a debate on the Adjournment which can continue until at least 10 pm so that the House can have an opportunity in the remainder of the evening to make its views felt on This Unprecedented Crisis?
Nevertheless, we cannot ignore the fact that, in its 50th year, the United Nations also faces an Unprecedented Crisis because of the weak and crumbling financial base on which all its operations depend.
Frankly, if the Present Unprecedented Crisis does not justify the use of those schemes, how bad must things get before he will act?
After her Government's massive hikes in fuel tax and vehicle excise duty, does the Minister recognise that the UK road haulage industry faces an Unprecedented Crisis?
The public education service in Tanzania is in a state of Unprecedented Crisis.
This winter, the NHS has been in an Unprecedented Crisis.
In This Unprecedented Crisis, the FCO, together with the Department of Health, has agreed to offer help with emergency medical costs of injured and uninsured United Kingdom citizens.
Instead, it faces an Unprecedented Crisis because of the French-led refusal to allow it even to plan for the defence of one of its member states.
Certainly, since the 1950s, an obligation of solidarity has grown up in practice, but this is not an Unprecedented Crisis; it is nothing like a breach of the treaty and NATO is certainly not crumbling.
The industry says that it is facing an Unprecedented Crisis that, if unresolved, will decimate it.
His was a pragmatic and thoughtful response to an Unprecedented Crisis, and it commanded broad support at home and abroad.
At a time of Unprecedented Crisis, the Prime Minister saw at first hand just how good the West Cumberland hospital in my constituency can be.
This was an Unprecedented Crisis.
If the European family of nations means anything, it should mean that all European nations stand together in the face of This Unprecedented Crisis.
We have to be proud of the work that we have done to support the Syrian people in This Unprecedented Crisis through our aid budget, through British NGOs such as Oxfam and Save the Children and through the amazing work of British humanitarian workers who risk their lives to provide life-saving assistance.
The hon. Lady may have made a good point, but I think that what is most important is that, in the face of an Unprecedented Crisis affecting the whole steel industry throughout the world, the Government are absolutely determined to secure - and have already started working to secure - the long-term sustainability of the ability to produce steel, both in Scunthorpe and in south Wales.
She is talking with some pride about the many people who want to be of assistance in This Unprecedented Crisis, but does she agree that while some countries in the middle east are inundated with migrants, some nation states have not done anything to help?
We believe that Britain can do, and should be doing, more in This Unprecedented Crisis, which the amendment would enable the Government to do through the Secretary of State.