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Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 4:59 pm on 12th April 2000.

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Photo of Oliver Letwin Oliver Letwin Conservative, West Dorset 4:59 pm, 12th April 2000

The hon. Gentleman expresses much common ground between all parties. However, does he acknowledge that no one accuses the Government of lacking good will? The problem is administrative; the Government have simply not worked out how to achieve the result that they seek. Does the hon. Gentleman agree with us and hon. Members of all parties that there should be a delay in implementing the arrangements until the new administrative system has been worked out?