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Hansard gems: someone has fun at Dennis Skinner’s expense

It’s February 1992, featuring the Labour MP best know for occasionally making mildly humorous jokes on the day of the Queen’s Speech. This time he was asking a question:

Mr. Skinner To ask the Minister for the Civil Service how many civil servants in employment at the latest date are (a) men or (b) women.

Mr. Renton All of them.

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