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Dr. Frank Skuse

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:22 am on 16th February 1988.

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Photo of Mr John Patten Mr John Patten , Oxford West and Abingdon 12:22 am, 16th February 1988

I can see no justification for giving way to the right hon. Gentleman. I must return to the starting point of the Adjournment rather than deal with a number of allegations for which no evidence has been produced.

I believe that I have shown conclusively that the circumstances of the Birmingham bombings, and therefore the issue of Dr. Skuse's retirement, have been fully addressed in my remarks to the House tonight in reply to the hon. Gentleman's Adjournment motion.