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Part of Orders of the Day — Telecommunications Bill – in the House of Commons at 2:03 am on 14th December 1983.

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Photo of Mr Philip Holland Mr Philip Holland , Gedling 2:03 am, 14th December 1983

With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall answer that allegation.

I was in the Lobby to thank hon. Members who had stayed on a series of private Members' motions. I was in the side where the majority of hon. Members were and I thanked the majority. The Members who were in the other side were there for a very good reason, to promote their own amendment. Therefore, the Members who stayed not to promote an amendment were the ones I had to thank