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Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 4:59 pm on 19th June 1995.

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Photo of Mr Michael Heseltine Mr Michael Heseltine President of the Board of Trade 4:59 pm, 19th June 1995

My right hon. Friend is right to draw attention to that.

The option of a new judicial inquiry of the sort that the right hon. Member for Copeland wants has serious disadvantages. First, it would repeat a considerable amount of the work on matters that Sir Richard Scott has already explored exhaustively and is continuing to explore, and would take the same amount of time.