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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:32 pm on 22nd July 1986.

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Photo of Mr John Taylor Mr John Taylor , Solihull 3:32 pm, 22nd July 1986

While I welcome my right hon. Friend's statement, will he take into account the fact that both his immediate predecessors told my authority that, in return for a bad settlement, there would be a better one next time, and that that has now happened two years in a row? Can Solihull expect to be lucky the third time?