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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:25 pm on 20th April 2016.

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Photo of Tim Loughton Tim Loughton Conservative, East Worthing and Shoreham 5:25 pm, 20th April 2016

I congratulate my hon. Friend on the great campaign he has run on this issue. Is it not slightly ironic that the year after we celebrated the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta—a document that is essential to our constitution and was written on vellum—their lordships are considering doing away with vellum? Is he aware that while the laws in the Republic of Ireland are written on vellum, I am not aware of any plans to scrap that tradition there?