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Rhodesia (Bingham Report)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 19th December 1979.

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Photo of Mr Douglas Jay Mr Douglas Jay , Wandsworth Battersea North 12:00 am, 19th December 1979

The right hon. and learned Gentleman said that the decision was that of the Director of Public Prosecutions. Surely, by saying that he agreed with that decision, the right hon. and learned Gentleman shares responsibility for it— or is he disclaiming any responsibility for the decision?