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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th April 1970.

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Photo of Mr James Callaghan Mr James Callaghan The Secretary of State for the Home Department, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee, Treasurer, Labour Party 12:00 am, 7th April 1970

No, I will give way to the hon. Lady or to my hon. Friend, or to neither, if I may be permitted.

But there must come a moment when the General Officer Commanding says "We have had enough of this. Action must be taken". That is what General Freeland was saying. What he said was that if a petrol bomb——