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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:04 pm on 23rd November 1992.

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Photo of Mr Bill Michie Mr Bill Michie , Sheffield, Heeley 4:04 pm, 23rd November 1992

I have not lost one second's sleep over this tragedy—[HON. MEMBERS: "Shame".] No lives were lost, and that is what is most important.

How can we suddenly find any amount of money—perhaps as much as £60 million—when in the same week most local authorities may be capped, when cardboard city still exists, when houses are falling apart and when people are being dispossessed? How can the right hon. Gentleman justify that?