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The matter of whether prisons are state-run or privatised is for another day, but for the record I believe they should be state-run.
I congratulate my right hon. Friend on her thoughtful statement.
My right hon.
It is a pleasure to participate in the debate, and with a mainly rural constituency, I felt I must.
I am listening intently to the excellent speech of my right hon. Friend and neighbour.
That is where I must disagree with my right hon. and learned Friend.
It is a pleasure to take part in this debate. I have two minutes and 58 seconds to say an awful lot.
I share the concern of my hon.