HC Deb 09 April 1934 vol 288 c11
29. Mr. MABANE

asked the Prime Minister whether the House may expect at an early date a comprehensive statement of the policy of scientific expansion which is to form the second part of the work of the present Government?

The PRIME MINISTER (Mr. Ramsay MacDonald)

Both the legislative and the administrative programmes of the Government are designed to carry out this policy. The Votes on Supply in particular provide opportunities for discussion.


Are we to understand that no precise and comprehensive statement can be made as to the manner in which the Cabinet's policy of scientific expansion, announced over a year ago by the Prime Minister, is to be carried into effect?


I hope that the hon. Gentleman will not come to any such unwarranted conclusion.

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