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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 2nd March 2020.

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Photo of Owen Paterson Owen Paterson Conservative, North Shropshire 3:31 pm, 2nd March 2020

The Leader of the Opposition mentioned some press reports, but he never touched on the fact that the policies pursued by the Home Secretary were voted for overwhelmingly in December and are extremely popular. People voted for 20,000 extra police and a managed immigration system. Her real offence is that she has upset the Opposition and the establishment. Can my right hon. Friend guarantee, as my right hon. Friend John Redwood touched on, that this inquiry will have the necessary resources to be finished quickly so that our greatly respected Home Secretary can crack on and deliver the job we were voted in to do?