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Queen's Speech — Debate (3rd Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 5:16 pm on 27th May 2010.

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Photo of Lord Lipsey Lord Lipsey Labour 5:16 pm, 27th May 2010

My Lords, as the noble Lord, Lord McIntosh, will know, there has been a huge debate among psephologists ever since. The question is whether that was an artefact of the fact that the Conservative Party did not stand in Northern Ireland or whether it was the real mandate of the people.