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Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 7:16 pm on 18th January 2000.

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Photo of Hazel Blears Hazel Blears Labour, Salford 7:16 pm, 18th January 2000

Will the hon. Gentleman tell the House what price the Conservative party places on democracy? Is he in favour of consulting people, drawing in other views and creating policies based on real-life experience? Does he agree that a mature Government bases policies on real evidence, or does he prefer the politics displayed by previous Administrations? Those arrogant and complacent Governments merely dictated from the centre and were completely out of touch with people.