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This raises very large questions as to the functions of Ministers and their duties to Parliament, and the great increase in work, which of course has grown up with the complexity of modern government. What, perhaps, I would try to do would be to consult Ministers and ex-Ministers—those who have had long experience—to see whether something could be done which would make this work easier and to that extent, one hopes, more fruitful.
Yes, Sir. I was not thinking of any immediate difficulties that might face the Opposition. I was thinking, perhaps, of some of our very experienced colleagues on both sides of the House, who, from a detached position and because of their long service, might give us some help in this matter.