Second Day's Debate

Part of Orders of the Day — Defence – in the House of Commons at 5:16 pm on 1st July 1986.

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Photo of Mr Robert Brown Mr Robert Brown , Newcastle upon Tyne North 5:16 pm, 1st July 1986

The Minister is not normally a devious character, but he was a lot less than frank with his hon. Friend the Member for Leeds, North-West (Dr. Hampson). If privatisation proceeds, will not Barnbow have to compete in open tender against companies like Vickers at Scotswood on Tyne? That is causing more than a flutter in the dovecotes.