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Orders of the Day — Iran (Temporary Powers) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 8:48 pm on 12th May 1980.

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Photo of Mr Tam Dalyell Mr Tam Dalyell , West Lothian 8:48 pm, 12th May 1980

That was not a very effective sanction. Some of us were delighted to hear that the Strathclyde council has given £10,000 to the British Olympic Committee to help send athletes to Moscow. Therefore, the sanction was hardly very effective.