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Use of the Chamber (Youth Parliament)

Part of Royal Assent – in the House of Commons at 5:27 pm on 12th March 2009.

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Photo of Jeremy Browne Jeremy Browne Shadow Minister (Treasury) 5:27 pm, 12th March 2009

Surely the current state of affairs is clear-cut. If someone is an elected Member of Parliament, they are entitled to sit here and if they are not, they are not. All the arguments that the hon. Gentleman is putting forward seem to be equally good arguments in favour of the General Synod, the Muslim Council of Britain or the women's institute sitting here. I cannot see from the logic of his argument why he would not have a sitting from some exterior group take place every weekend.

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