Valedictory Debate

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:54 pm on 5th November 2019.

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Photo of Adrian Bailey Adrian Bailey Labour/Co-operative, West Bromwich West 2:54 pm, 5th November 2019

I would just like to put on record that during the right hon. Gentleman’s spell as Secretary of State for Transport, a company—it will be unnamed—came to me in desperate straits over a problem that involved the Department for Transport and other countries, and it would have gone out of business within 10 days had it not been resolved. I took it to the right hon. Gentleman, we had a discussion, he did what was necessary and that company was saved, with about 120 jobs, and I would just like that to go on the record.