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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:42 pm on 26th February 2003.

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Photo of Joan Ruddock Joan Ruddock Labour, Lewisham, Deptford 12:42 pm, 26th February 2003

I am grateful to my right hon. Friend for giving way. On the question of timing and taking a decision, can he tell me why half the UN staff involved in the oil-for-food programme have been withdrawn?