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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:55 pm on 15th May 2002.

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Photo of Nigel Waterson Nigel Waterson Conservative, Eastbourne 5:55 pm, 15th May 2002

I do not know whether the hon. Gentleman has seen the Liberal Democrat campaign document that advises candidates to "act shamelessly", "be wicked" and "Don't be afraid to exaggerate". It concludes with advice relevant to the point that the hon. Gentleman was making, saying:

"Oppose all service cuts. No cut is going to be popular and why court the unpopularity that goes with the responsibility of power".