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Local Newspapers — [Mrs. Janet Dean in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 3:01 pm on 13th January 2010.

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Photo of Andrew Pelling Andrew Pelling Independent, Croydon Central 3:01 pm, 13th January 2010

Although there is a need to communicate basic public information, it would be possible to have legislation that stopped the marketing of the political views of parties. That is something that one would have expected the local soviet to have produced in Russia, and I agree with the implication of the right hon. Gentleman's question. I support that approach-£2 million could be much better spent elsewhere.