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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 Eric Heffer Mr Eric Heffer , Liverpool, Walton 12:00 am, 9th June 1976

I will not give way just now if the hon. Gentleman does not mind, but I shall give way in a few minutes.

That is the problem that we have to face as Socialists. It is the sort of problem that is not helped by hysterical outbursts from Conservative Members who, in their own way, whether they like it or understand it, are helping to undermine the basis of our democratic freedoms by constantly saying that the Labour Government, the Labour Party, my right hon. Friend the Lord President, and others, are hacking away at our democratic rights and liberties.