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Queen's Speech — Debate (3rd Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 5:07 pm on 27th May 2010.

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Photo of Lord Harris of Haringey Lord Harris of Haringey Labour 5:07 pm, 27th May 2010

Surely the principle of the moral authority which the noble Earl is talking about is when the Government have sought approval from the electorate for a particular set of legislative proposals-a manifesto. In this instance, both political parties have jettisoned their manifestos and the coalition agreement has never been put to the British people