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New Clause 19 — Power to remove or reduce burdens

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 5:15 pm on 15th May 2006.

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Photo of John Redwood John Redwood Conservative, Wokingham 5:15 pm, 15th May 2006

If the hon. Gentleman checks the speeches, he will find that the Conservative Front-Bench spokesmen and I made it clear that the Bill was a constitutional outrage, but that we would not divide on it until Third Reading in the hope that the Government would see the error of their ways.