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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:36 am on 28th May 2015.

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Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons 9:36 am, 28th May 2015

I hear very clearly the point that my hon. and learned Friend makes. I represent a county where similar arguments have often been made, although it is less geographically spread than his own. He will, of course, have the opportunity to raise this issue in next week’s Gracious Speech debate on English matters as well as those relating to devolution, and I hope he will make that point to Ministers.