Clause 1

Part of Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:30 am on 9th March 2010.

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Photo of Tim Boswell Tim Boswell Conservative, Daventry 9:30 am, 9th March 2010

Is not the issue simply that one sets aside contracts at one’s peril, and that it is important that, although there is the real-world issue of the burden of debt, which needs to be relieved—everyone in the Committee wants to address that; indeed, it is why we are here—it needs to be done in a precisely defined way that is not likely to give rise to trouble or to compensating commercial premiums in the future?