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European Union Bill

Part of Safe Standing (Football Stadia) – in the House of Commons at 7:51 pm on 7th December 2010.

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Photo of Mark Hendrick Mark Hendrick Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) 7:51 pm, 7th December 2010

Depends how much blood is on it, I think.

The modern Conservative party has become a surrogate for the old Referendum party. It is quite fortuitous that my speech was preceded by that of Zac Goldsmith, the son of Sir James Goldsmith, who served with me in the European Parliament. I remember the damage that the Referendum party did to the Conservative party up and down the country, and it is interesting to see that Sir James's son now sits on the Conservative Benches.