Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 10th November 1992.

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Photo of Harry Cohen Harry Cohen , Leyton 12:00 am, 10th November 1992

In relation to the Matrix Churchill trial, will the Prime Minister be a little less economical with the actualite and say whether he thinks it is proper that three innocent men might have been imprisoned because Ministers tried to suppress the evidence? Has it not clearly emerged from that trial that the former Foreign Minister, now the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, knew that the sales breached the arms embargo but agreed to the deception? Should he not be considering his position in the Government, or the Prime Minister be considering it for him?