Phasing Out of Aprt

Part of Orders of the Day — Finance Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:45 pm on 28th April 1983.

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Photo of Mr Timothy Eggar Mr Timothy Eggar , Enfield North 7:45 pm, 28th April 1983

In Standing Committee last year I moved a series of amendments which it would have been possible for the right hon. Gentleman to support, but all Opposition spokesmen did was sit on the fence; they were not prepared to come down on one side or the other. Why is he now uttering such strong words? Why did we not have strong action last year?