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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:03 pm on 25th September 2019.

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Photo of Robert Halfon Robert Halfon Chair, Education Committee 2:03 pm, 25th September 2019

I thank my right hon. Friend for what he is doing, but my constituents have lost their jobs. The directors go back to their £1 million-plus houses, having taken £47 million in bonuses and wages over the past few years. My constituents worry about their jobs and their pensions. Should we not be seizing the assets of the directors who plundered this company and took it to ruin? Will he guarantee that my constituents’ pensions will be protected?