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Excerpt from Columns 1055 and 1056 of Opposition Day Debate House of Commons 29 April 2004
 
Mrs May .....I raised the possibility earlier that more pieces of evidence like Jim Dring's report might be sitting in Ministry filing cabinets. I would be willing to give way now to the Minister if he wanted to rise to guarantee to the House that no other information has been withheld and that Dr. Anderson received each and every piece of relevant information relating to the outbreak. I should be happy to give way if the Minister wished to do that, but I am afraid that the fact that he is notó[Interruption.] Oh, he is.

Mr. Bradshaw: I have asked that question of officials and have been assured that that is the case.

Mrs. May: Well, we have had a lot of Ministers standing up to talk about what officials have or have not done. It is about time Ministers took responsibility for what happens in their Departments.

 

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