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Department for International Development (Mr. Howard Horsley)

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 4:16 pm on 20th July 2005.

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Photo of Gareth Thomas Gareth Thomas The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development, Party Chair, Co-operative Party 4:16 pm, 20th July 2005

I recognise that my hon. Friend will not like my answer, but I return to the point that I just made. The case has been considered by two Secretaries of State, two permanent secretaries in the Department, and two Cabinet Secretaries, as well as the employment tribunal. Mr. Horsley has not persuaded those individuals and the tribunal of the merits of the case.