HC Deb 18 March 1958 vol 584 cc118-9W
46. Mr. Lewis

asked the Prime Minister if he will give the reasons why he has refused to meet a deputation of hon. Members to discuss the effects of the Rent Act, 1957; and whether, in the interests of democracy, he will reconsider his decision.

The Prime Minister

The first part of the Question does not arise, since I have made no statement on any such matter. As regards the second part of the Question, I believe that the interests of democracy as well as of the courtesies of Parliamentary life are better served if private communications between hon. Members are not publicly discussed.

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