I thought that wise for the reason that while food subsidies may be good in principle, in the sense that they steady the rise in prices in times of War Or Crisis, there must quite clearly be some limit to them.
Taking a sober view of the extreme gravity of the present situation, I suppose that the first casualty in Any War Or Crisis, military, political or economic, will be the truth.
It is, therefore, with relief that I congratulate my right hon. Friend and his colleagues in the Ministry of Defence on setting up an inquiry into the adequacy of the Merchant Navy in a War Or Crisis.
in other words, when we are moving into a period of War Or Crisis, a time when temperatures are likely to be raised internationally and, indeed, in the House.
I find it hard to accept the Government's attitude, and that of the Prime Minister in particular, that such matters should be left until circumstances arise which would cause them to be discussed; in other words, when we are moving into a period of War Or Crisis, a time when temperatures are likely to be raised internationally and, indeed, in the House.
In an ideal world we should like to have a large pool of British-flagged, British-crewed vessels to choose from in time of War Or Crisis.