• [I believe in] the throne...parliamentary institutions...private enterprise and individual opinion against the socialization of the state...equity in the distribution of public burdens and strict maintenance of public faith with the creditors of the state [and] a fresh guarantee of peace by an alliance with France and...Belgium for the defence of our common interests against unprovoked attack.

    "The Impact of Labour, 1920-1924: The Beginnings of Modern British Politics" by Maurice Cowling, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (p. 147), 1971.
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