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HMRC Closures — [Philip Davies in the Chair]

Part of Backbench Business – in Westminster Hall at 1:44 pm on 2nd November 2017.

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Photo of David Drew David Drew Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 1:44 pm, 2nd November 2017

I thank my hon. Friend for being so generous in giving way. The Government and the previous Government always said that rural proofing would be part of policy making. Was there was any attempt to rural-proof this decision?