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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 20th February 1992.

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Photo of Mr Teddy Taylor Mr Teddy Taylor , Southend East 3:31 pm, 20th February 1992

It has just been announced that the European Community has broken all records by spending more than £1,000 million this year on dumping high-tar tobacco in the third world and in eastern Europe. Although I appreciate that the Government can do nothing about that shameful expenditure, will the Leader of the House ensure that, next week, out of respect for the sufferers from that expenditure in the third world, the Government will not submit any more supplementary estimates to cover excessive and unlawful expenditure by the European Community?