Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:30 pm on 13th May 1982.

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Photo of Mr John Biffen Mr John Biffen , Oswestry 3:30 pm, 13th May 1982

Wisely, the House has taken the view that there should be a series of debates on the Falklands crisis. In those circumstances, damage is inevitably done to other aspirations in the parliamentary programme and the debate on the Middle East has taken on something of the aspect of a mirage.