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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:51 am on 8th March 2018.

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Photo of John Bercow John Bercow Speaker of the House of Commons, Chair, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, Chair, Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion Committee 10:51 am, 8th March 2018

In offering my best birthday wishes to Pete Wishart for tomorrow, perhaps I can borrow the legendary observation to me from Ian Mearns and apply it to the hon. Gentleman: fortunately he is not yet at the age at which the cost of the candles exceeds the cost of the cake.