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Tuesday, 24 September 2002

  • Al Gore: The United States has squandered the world's goodwill
    Wednesday, 25 September 2002

    One of the points I want to make is that we have an obligation to look at the relationship between our war against terrorism and this proposed war against Iraq. We have a goal of regime change in Iraq; we also have a clear goal of victory in the ...

  • We've seen the evidence. Now go back to the UN and set Iraq a new deadline
    Wednesday, 25 September 2002

    We asked for a dossier on Iraq, we got a dossier on Iraq, and now we ditherers have to decide what to do about it. Starting with whether or not we believe it. Unlike the propaganda pamphlets of old, the dossier does make passing reference to the...

  • Yes, but who are the Liberal Democrats for?
    Wednesday, 25 September 2002

    Two weeks ago, the BBC parliamentary channel showed the 1979 general election programme, Decision 79, exactly as it was transmitted on the day Margaret Thatcher came to power. As a candidate at my own count, I never saw the original show. For 15 ...

  • Earth-shaking revelations
    Tuesday, 24 September 2002

    Small earthquake in Dudley: nobody hurt, although listeners to all-night radio got some real news.If you want to be first to report on a British earthquake, be the host of a small-hours radio show or one of its listeners. The statistics don't lie: ni...

  • Matthew Taylor: Tell the truth before, not after, elections
    Tuesday, 24 September 2002

    The public understand that simple truth – you can't get first-class public services without paying for them. At the last election, Liberal Democrats pledged to raise the money necessary to put right the decades of under-investment in our public se...

  • Tam Dalyell: This MP declines to support a war against Iraq
    Tuesday, 24 September 2002

    Shortly after 11.30am this morning I hope to rise on a Point of Order to seek the Speaker's help about the procedure in today's debate. It appears that the Government will begin the proceedings by moving a motion "that this House do now adjourn''....

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