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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 Smith Mr John Smith , Lanarkshire North 4:12 pm, 27th January 1981

The right hon. Gentleman was asked a specific question, which arose from something that I said. What will be the method of appointing the editor under the new arrangements, and what safeguards will there be in respect of that appointment?