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Glen Pearson asks the Prime Minister to come up with a Plan B.

My issue is really one of timing – and flexibility. In moments like those, when the House is elevated above its usual schoolyard antics, surely some direction can be signaled to the person who would normally make the last statement to choose another subject, one more fitting to the occasion. The Conservatives pride themselves on their discipline in the House, so surely that shouldn’t be much of a task for them. It’s a slight thing but easily doable.