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Part of Opposition Day — [1st allotted day] – in the House of Commons at 9:49 pm on 8th December 2009.

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Photo of John Redwood John Redwood Conservative, Wokingham 9:49 pm, 8th December 2009

On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. It seems to me that we should fill the time allocated for the debate. That statement from the Minister was a disgrace. If she is so critical of all the rest of us, she could at least have done the House the courtesy of giving us some information and offering a defence of a badly thought-through settlement that has been inadequately debated. Instead, she comes to the House, insults those of us who did participate in the debate, and gives us absolutely nothing in the way of argument, fact or consideration in the light of the many powerful points that have been made today. I hope that she will reflect on that and apologise-

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