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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:20 pm on 27th January 1981.

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Photo of Mr Phillip Whitehead Mr Phillip Whitehead , Derby North 6:20 pm, 27th January 1981

Does my hon. Friend agree, at least, that the print unions and all the other working people in Fleet Street who are concerned with these papers and these titles should have had an opportunity to talk to Mr. Harold Evans and Mr. Hugh Stephenson and the people maw put these two consortia together, to see what their financial backing was and whether they were proper bidders for the papers. They never had that opportunity.