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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:43 pm on 7th January 2016.

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Photo of Barbara Keeley Barbara Keeley Shadow Minister (Health) 2:43 pm, 7th January 2016

The Minister cannot have been listening to what I said earlier. A substantial proportion of what I said showed that that is not the case, although he and his colleagues are hiding behind that argument.

We were not required to do that. Some EU countries are not equalising until 2040 or 2044, and some are maintaining a difference. Will he please stop hiding behind something that is not true?