Exactly, as my hon. colleague says, “Politicians being political, heavens”.
I would be hard-pressed to find a member in the House who has not, at some time, been a little political. I think we are all undoubtedly guilty of that at times, and yet that is the nature of the business. We are in an adversarial process and it is important we put forward our point of view.
Our point of view on this bill is the minister has not listened. In fact, the government was not open to changes. That is unreasonable in its approach.
I would like to know this from minister. Why did members on the Conservative side appear to be directed, and maybe he can tell me that they were not, but I would find it hard to believe, to shut down anything coming from the opposition, no matter how reasonable?