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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:12 pm on 27th January 1981.

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Photo of Mr John Biffen Mr John Biffen , Oswestry 4:12 pm, 27th January 1981

My hon. Friend the Member for Montgomery (Mr. Williams) is a valued neighbour and I am sure that from time to time I shall have to take his legal advice on the Welsh borders, but on this issue I am prepared to be guided by the legal advice from within my Department. [Interruption.] Oh yes—I am not acting in this matter in some casual, prejudiced fashion. I am measuring my judgment after taking advantage of all the professional facilities that are at my disposal.