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Part of Opposition Day — [1st allotted day] – in the House of Commons at 5:34 pm on 16th June 2010.

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Photo of Amber Rudd Amber Rudd Conservative, Hastings and Rye 5:34 pm, 16th June 2010

Delightful though it always is to hear about the north-east, may I add that we have a town in the south east, Hastings, which is heavily deprived? Members may not be aware that, although it has received a good deal of investment, in the past 13 years the average wage has fallen from £30 to £100 a week below the United Kingdom average. We need the private sector investment that the Government are talking about.

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