Orders of the Day — European Communities Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th May 1972.

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Photo of Mr Peter Shore Mr Peter Shore , Stepney 12:00 am, 24th May 1972

This is indeed a serious matter both for the Chair and for the Minister, but we obviously do not wish to press it further now because we are up against the usual problem of the timetable and the guillotine. Every minute which we take in discussing these matters takes away from the time that we have to discuss the substance. of the Clauses of the Bill with which we are primarily concerned.