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Points of Order

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 17th May 1995.

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Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan , Rutland and Melton 3:31 pm, 17th May 1995

I am grateful for the opportunity to do so. Through you, Madam Speaker, I invite the hon. Member for Neath (Mr. Hain) to celebrate the near anniversary of his first apology to the House by apologising now to me for saying things about me in the Standing Committee which he knew to be untrue, in the knowledge that he could take advantage of qualified parliamentary privilege and in the knowledge that those comments would be broadcast afterwards with no recourse on my part.