Points of Order

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:58 pm on 13th July 1989.

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Photo of Mr James Lamond Mr James Lamond , Oldham Central and Royton 4:58 pm, 13th July 1989

This offence is compounded by the fact that the second statement concerned a matter with which the Government have told us they had nothing to do. Good news or not, one wonders whether it was necessary to make a statement of that length on a Thursday about a matter in which the Government are not concerned.