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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:36 am on 28th June 1985.

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Photo of Mr Nigel Spearing Mr Nigel Spearing , Newham South 9:36 am, 28th June 1985

In touching on a fundamental matter, the Home Secretary has been both reassuring and perhaps disappointing. He has not made it clear whether the figure of eight new areas has been set in concrete without the consultation to which he referred and without paying attention to the strong, serious and formal representations which were made to the Commissioner, or whether it is for further consideration and that it might conceivably be increased.