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Public Sector Exit Payments (Limitation) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:02 pm on 13th March 2020.

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Photo of Christopher Chope Christopher Chope Conservative, Christchurch 2:02 pm, 13th March 2020

I am not sure that that is an adequate excuse. It could be a justification for everything, but in the Treasury it is an issue of priorities. There is no reason why, if hon. Members are given a promise that something is going to be done on a particular date, that promise should not be honoured.