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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th June 1976.

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Photo of Mr Roy Jenkins Mr Roy Jenkins , Birmingham Stechford 12:00 am, 24th June 1976

I am aware of the nature of the reports we have had which command broad support from the Government, subject to the overwhelming pressure on resources at present. I am prepared to discuss this matter with the chairman, subject to the resources which the Government are able to make available. It is an appropriate subject of discussion with the chairman because it is a matter of resources and not of programme content.