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Oral Answers to Questions — Rhodesia (Bingham Report)

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th January 1980.

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Photo of Frank Dobson Frank Dobson , Camden Holborn and St Pancras South 12:00 am, 28th January 1980

On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. May I ask whether you have received any representations from the Attorney-General, to the effect that he wishes to make another statement to the House in order to correct the misleading impressions that he gave in his statement on 19 December? That statement referred to the decision not to prosecute under the Bingham report. To the questions that arose from that statement, he gave two clear examples of answers that are contrary to the facts. In that statement, the Attorney-General—

Photo of Mr George Thomas Mr George Thomas , Cardiff West

Order. I can save the hon. Gentleman from pursuing that point of order. I have received no request from the Attorney-General to make a statement.

Photo of Frank Dobson Frank Dobson , Camden Holborn and St Pancras South

On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I seek guidance as to how we can make the Attorney-General come before the House in order to correct the false impressions that he gave in that statement.

Photo of Mr George Thomas Mr George Thomas , Cardiff West

The only way in which the hon. Gentleman can pursue that issue is through the usual channels.