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Foreign Nationals (Statistics) Bill

Volume 475: debated on Friday 9 May 2008

Order for Second Reading read.

I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time.

In the few seconds that I have to deal with the Bill, I would simply like to remonstrate against the filibuster that I believe was being engaged in—

On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. This is the third time that the hon. Gentleman has accused us of conducting a filibuster. The Planning and Energy Bill was important and required the proper consideration of the House. Accusing us of a filibuster—

This Bill is important, for example because—

It being half-past Two o’clock, Mr. Deputy Speaker interrupted the business.

To be read a Second time on Friday 16 May.