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Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:50 pm on 24th October 2018.

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Photo of Vicky Ford Vicky Ford Conservative, Chelmsford 5:50 pm, 24th October 2018

Further to that point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I, too, raise the point that the Leader of the Opposition claimed today that record numbers of people were on zero-hours contracts. That is false according to the House of Commons Library, which makes it very clear that the number has dropped from 903,000 to 780,000. How does one clarify the matter, in order to ensure that the Library remains a trusted source of data?