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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:28 pm on 27th February 1986.

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Photo of Mr Michael Foot Mr Michael Foot , Blaenau Gwent 5:28 pm, 27th February 1986

No, not for the moment.

I am reminded of the occasions when in my youth I went to see the films of Buster Keaton. He was my favourite actor. Week after week he was landed in the most appalling difficulties and faced the most appalling shambles. He was in car crashes and train crashes and was caught up in all kinds of difficulties. However, week after week he batted not an eyelid for a moment. He assured everybody that everything in the garden was splendid. So the right hon. Gentleman is the Buster Keaton of the House.