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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:36 pm on 14th June 2022.

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Photo of Mark Spencer Mark Spencer Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons 12:36 pm, 14th June 2022

I think we may have tickled a little nerve somewhere. Perhaps there is a little bit of sensitivity here. I encourage the hon. Lady to approach her union bosses with the same enthusiasm and get them round the table to stop the misery that they are about to inflict on the great British public—on students who will miss their exams, on people who want to get to job interviews. Let us get round the table and discuss this, and I call on her to encourage her union bosses to do exactly the same.