Clause 8

Part of Local Transport Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 6:30 pm on 22nd April 2008.

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Photo of Bob Laxton Bob Laxton Labour, Derby North 6:30 pm, 22nd April 2008

We all clearly understand the meaning of “exceptional”. The case of Corby that was cited by the right hon. Member for East Yorkshire was an exceptional set of circumstances. It was so exceptional, in fact, that I hope that it never occurs again. Let us look back slightly at its history. It was during a period of an extremely right-wing ideological Government. They were absolutely exceptional and I hope that they will not return again.