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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd July 1959.

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Photo of Sir Godfrey Nicholson Sir Godfrey Nicholson , Farnham 12:00 am, 23rd July 1959

Is my right hon. Friend aware that this incident calls attention to the state of affairs which can sometimes be unsatisfactory, in that when a report of a Select Committee on Estimates is published it comes out at, say, 11 o'clock in the morning and is seized on by the Press, who in this case, hardly took the trouble to read it and produced an absolute travesty of it?