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Amendment of the Law

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:07 pm on 23rd March 2011.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Shadow Minister (Defence) 4:07 pm, 23rd March 2011

Having listened to the hon. Gentleman’s speech, I wish he was in an aeroplane so that we could push him out. He feels that he has been duped on Iraq and on spending, but why, then, did he and the leader of his party say right up to 2008, including in a speech by the leader of his party in July 2008 to the CBI conference, that the Conservatives would match the Labour Government’s spending?