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Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 4:39 pm on 23rd January 1986.

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Photo of Malcolm Rifkind Malcolm Rifkind Secretary of State for Scottish Office 4:39 pm, 23rd January 1986

The hon. Gentleman should appreciate and make clear to the House that few Scottish Members can take part in the debate because his colleagues in Committee on the Housing (Scotland) Bill have opposed a sittings motion which would have allowed the Committee to adjourn and Scottish Members serving on it to be present for the debate.