HC Deb 20 December 1967 vol 756 c442W
Mr. William Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give an assurance that there will be no cuts in the housing, health or education services in the next 12 months.

Mr. Ross:

I would refer my hon. Friend to the statement on 18th December of my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister that in the current examination of public spending programmes no area of expenditure can be regarded as sacrosanct.—[Vol. 756, c. 921–4.]