The Economy

Part of Council Tax Rebate – in the House of Commons at 9:03 pm on 31st March 2009.

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Photo of David Taylor David Taylor Labour, North West Leicestershire 9:03 pm, 31st March 2009

The hon. Gentleman's comment was not unlike that of the late James Callaghan when he asked rhetorically, "Why do I speak of the interests of the Royal Navy?" A voice from the back answered, "Because you're in Plymouth." The hon. Gentleman asked why he should raise the interests of the tourism industry, and of course he represents a very fine city on the south coast. That is why he raises the issue of tourism, and that is all that we were laughing at.

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