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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:03 pm on 16th April 1986.

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Photo of Mr Michael Heseltine Mr Michael Heseltine , Henley 4:03 pm, 16th April 1986

Can the right hon. Gentleman give the House any reason to suppose that there is an historic precedent for the belief that economic sanctions would work, or that they would achieve the reductions in terrorism of which Mr. Gaddafi is so patently guilty?