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Meanwhile the Government pressed forward with its plan
for national rearmament—a policy made essential by the popula
crusade for unilateral disarmament so long and successful^
conducted by the Socialist Party and the consequent "positio,
of weakness in dealing with strong and armed powers in whic
the country found itself. To substitute a policy based on con
ciliation and physical strength for one based on provocation an
physical weakness was the Prime Minister's consistent object
On the afternoon of Monday, jth March, he spoke in suppor
of the proposals contained in the Government's White Paper o*