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Part of Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 5:50 pm on 4th November 2015.

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Photo of Simon Hoare Simon Hoare Conservative, North Dorset 5:50 pm, 4th November 2015

My hon. Friend is making his point in a typically powerful way. Does he agree—this might be a cynical point—that there are some who will say that we should not be playing ball as we have been doing in trying to reduce our budgets, in order to make political capital? That might make good political press releases; it does not make good policing.