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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:51 pm on 27th January 1981.

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Photo of Mr Barry Porter Mr Barry Porter , Bebington and Ellesmere Port 3:51 pm, 27th January 1981

Surely it is not a matter of political will or assurances. If The Sunday Times is a going concern, the law says that it must be referred to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission. That presumably is what all this is about. All the other matters, such as political will, and so on, are of no consequence.