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Part of Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 5:45 pm on 9th March 2015.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley 5:45 pm, 9th March 2015

It is difficult to know where to start, but I shall begin by saying that there was one thing on which I very much agreed with Ian Murray, which was when he said at the start that the Government had in effect done a massive U-turn—they clearly have. My colleagues ought to be aware that in a few minutes’ time, or whenever it may be, they will be encouraged by the Minister to vote for something that they have twice been invited to vote against. I should say to the hon. Gentleman that if his party is lucky enough to be in a position to put a coalition together after the election and he is thus thrashing around for coalition partners, he will have seen at first hand what happens in coalition with the Lib Dems: they find it easy to change their view on something within a few weeks, and usually it does not take them that long.