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– in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 12th July 1988.

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Photo of Edward Leigh Edward Leigh , Gainsborough and Horncastle 3:31 pm, 12th July 1988

On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. As you are the guardian of Back-Bench rights, I am sure that you would want Back Benchers to be well informed, and our Library services are essential in that regard. You may not be aware that the latest volume of Winston Churchill's biography is missing from the Library. That is very unfortunate, because if it were there hon. Members could read on page 190 that when Churchill was in Cuba on 1 February 1946 and was asked to criticise the Attlee Government, he replied that he never criticised the Government of his country while he was abroad.

Photo of Mr Bernard Weatherill Mr Bernard Weatherill , Croydon North East

I shall look into the loss of the book.