Orders of the Day — Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:34 pm on 22nd May 1997.

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Photo of Bernard Jenkin Bernard Jenkin Conservative, North Essex 5:34 pm, 22nd May 1997

I shall finish the point and then give way to the hon. Gentleman.

Rather than blame themselves for nearly two decades of exile, Labour Members blamed the system and have found themselves elected and determined to change it. Islington-based Ministers now grappling with the real questions of government who heard the hon. Member for Linlithgow on Friday and yesterday should now wish that some of the baggage from opposition had been left behind on the Opposition Benches.