HC Deb 27 February 1981 vol 999 c1077

Motion made, and Question proposed, That (he right hon. Ernest Armstrong be appointed Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means.—[Mr. Pym.]

Mr. John Silkin (Deptford)

May I say how much the Opposition welcome the motion? We wish our right hon. Friend every success and happiness in his new appointment.

Mr. Speaker

May I say a personal word? I am delighted that the right hon. Gentleman will join our team. The poor fellow does not know what he is in for.

Question put and agreed to.

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