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Her Majesty's Government (Opposition Motion)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th June 1976.

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Photo of Mr Norman Tebbit Mr Norman Tebbit , Waltham Forest Chingford 12:00 am, 9th June 1976

If it makes it easier for the House, Mr. Deputy Speaker, I will say that the expression I used was "Not that rat". I specified no particular person. If it will make it easier I will use the words "One of those who are lower than vermin", to employ a phrase once used by the former Member for Ebbw Vale.