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Amendment of the Law

Part of Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation – in the House of Commons at 9:34 pm on 21st March 2000.

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Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Vice-Chair, Conservative Party 9:34 pm, 21st March 2000

I interrupt my hon. Friend to prevent him from becoming even more distressed about the plight of his constituents. The Government recognise the problems in areas such as his and the Cabinet Office report on rural areas says that the rural economy is in crisis. But does he agree that we heard nothing about how the Government will address that countryside crisis?