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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 30th November 1983.

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Photo of Mr Leon Brittan Mr Leon Brittan , Richmond (Yorks) 3:31 pm, 30th November 1983

If the hon. Gentleman wishes to pursue complaints against the police, there is a proper avenue for doing so.

The hon. Gentleman said that it was a frightening experience to be there. I have no doubt that he is right in saying that. But what he has to bear in mind is that the purpose of lawful picketing as enunciated by the TUC itself in 1979 does not require 4,000—[Interruption.] If the hon. Gentleman—[Interruption]——