HC Deb 27 May 1976 vol 912 c631
Mr. Gorst

On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. In answer to two supplementary questions this afternoon, the Prime Minister remained obstinately in his seat and refused to answer. [Interruption.] The point of order which I wish to put to you arising out of this matter is whether, if this practice were to be extended, there is any point in hon. Members putting any supplementary questions to the Prime Minister at all.

Mr. Speaker

The attitude of Ministers to Questions is for them, not for me.

The Prime Minister

May I add, Mr. Speaker, that I always endeavour to give courteous answers to questions, but I also reserve the right to remain in my seat if I do not think that a question is worthy of an answer.

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