Points of Order

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:30 pm on 14th May 1991.

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Photo of Mr Gerry Bermingham Mr Gerry Bermingham , St Helens South 3:30 pm, 14th May 1991

The point of order is that the Secretary of State, in reply to the question, indicated that a member of the British Medical Association, who happens to be a doctor in the Isle of Wight, ought not to perform his functions as an elected member, but should stay in his surgery. It has always been a convention of this House—