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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th June 1992.

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Photo of Mr Ian Lang Mr Ian Lang , Galloway and Upper Nithsdale 12:00 am, 24th June 1992

I know that the hon. Gentleman used that quotation in good faith, but I have to tell him that it is a misquotation. I shall be happy to explain to him afterwards, at greater length and in detail, why and how that is so. I can assure the hon. Gentleman, however, that the Government are taking stock of the matter and will bring forward proposals and lay them before the House when they have considered them fully.