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Part of Orders of the Day — Local Government (Interim Provisions) Bill – in the House of Commons at 1:30 pm on 22nd May 1984.

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Photo of Alan Williams Alan Williams , Swansea West 1:30 pm, 22nd May 1984

On a point of order, Mr. Dean. Is it not the case that because of the antics of this morning the urgent debate that Mr. Speaker decided we should have today on the crisis in the car industry will almost inevitably be lost or deferred? Is it not also true that the legislation, which all Opposition parties purported to oppose, will pass to Third Reading a day earlier than necessary because of the foolishness and foolhardiness of the Liberal party?