Orders of the Day — Parliamentary Commissioner

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th February 1967.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Price Mr Thomas Price , Westhoughton 12:00 am, 7th February 1967

I would not like that remark to go unchallenged. I do not regard any Government as a rubber stamp and I have always been prepared to protest against any tendency which made a Government appear to be rubber stamping anything or when unnecessary powers appeared to be sought by the Executive. I trust that the hon. Gentleman is, therefore, not levelling that remark at me.