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Orders of the Day — European Assembly Elections Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th July 1977.

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Photo of Mr Eric Heffer Mr Eric Heffer , Liverpool, Walton 12:00 am, 7th July 1977

I honestly believe that there are some who believe direct elections to be right as a matter of principle. I wish to argue, if my hon. Friend will restrain himself, that as a matter of principle.—[Interruption.]