Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:51 pm on 23rd January 1992.

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Photo of Tom Clarke Tom Clarke Shadow Minister (Disability) 9:51 pm, 23rd January 1992

The Minister will recall that I gave way in a five-minute speech, so he is not over-generous. Does he accept that the fundamental issue of the Secretary of State's role between 20 December and 9 January was what he did or did not do? Why did he not remind British Steel that we were given not a letter, not a promise, not a meeting, but a guarantee? What happened to the guarantee?