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Members have run out of time; I apologise. We have about 30 seconds left.
That, I am afraid, is an unusually brief speech from me. As I say, the challenge that the hon. Member for Southend, West has set by securing this timely debate is met by other matters, because of its timeliness and because the subject is before the court. I look forward to a subsequent substantive debate on the serious issues
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The motion having been made after Ten oclock, and the debate having continued for half an hour, Mr. Deputy Speaker adjourned the House without Question put, pursuant to the Standing Order.
Adjourned at sixteen minutes to Twelve oclock.