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Amendment of the Law

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:14 pm on 29th March 2010.

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Photo of Jeremy Browne Jeremy Browne Shadow Minister (Treasury) 5:14 pm, 29th March 2010

I have always thought it an act of supreme charity by the Liberal Democrats that the electoral system in Scotland means that the Conservative party was saved from absolute extinction there. That just goes to show that we are motivated by a benevolent desire to look after ailing parties, not just by self-interest.

The Budget symbolises the old politics, as does the debate between the two Front-Bench teams. In the coming election and the decades ahead we will find a new and more diverse type of politics that will both give people a greater range of opportunities and reflect the more varied and freer society we live in today.

Several hon. Members rose-

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