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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:39 pm on 16th April 1986.

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Photo of Mr Edward Heath Mr Edward Heath , Bexley Sidcup 4:39 pm, 16th April 1986

My hon. Friend may shout, "Disgraceful", but that was done in the reality of British interests, which is what the Prime Minister and the Cabinet are concerned with. My hon. Friend's grandfather was quoted in the House yesterday, again on what happened 30 years ago. What his grandfather said was, "I would never have been so bold to do it, but on the other hand neither would I have been so foolish".