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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:10 pm on 3rd April 2019.

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Photo of David Linden David Linden SNP Whip 4:10 pm, 3rd April 2019

The right hon. Gentleman is speaking about the importance of honouring conventions, which are one of the things that govern this House, but is there not a degree of hypocrisy in the Government making that argument? So often in this Parliament we have seen the Government, who refuse to accept that they are a minority Government, riding roughshod over conventions such as granting Opposition days and taking cognisance of Opposition day motions passed by the House.