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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:02 pm on 27th January 1981.

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Photo of Mr John Biffen Mr John Biffen , Oswestry 5:02 pm, 27th January 1981

I discussed with the Thomson Organisation and with News International the implications of an eight-week Monopolies and Mergers Commission report. I indicated to them the real advantage that there would be if they could so extend the deadline to enable a report to be made. They said that they were not prepared to extend the deadline.