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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 Phillip Whitehead Mr Phillip Whitehead , Derby North 12:00 am, 19th December 1979

Does the Attorney-General understand that the lesson drawn by the public from what has been said will be that anyone accused of conspiracy stands to be all right provided that he has 20,000 files and can be guaranteed to occupy a jury for a year? What cost can be too high for asserting the principle of respect for the rule of law and the elected Government of the day?