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Swearing in
20/05/2010 22:19:00

Today I was sworn in as a Member of Parliament. You stand at the Government Dispatch Box and with your hand on a copy of the Bible give the Oath of Allegiance ("I, Gavin Barwell, do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, her heirs and successors, according to law. So help me God") then step forward to shake the Speaker's hand. The oath has its origins in the Magna Carta and the current wording dates back to the Promissory Oaths Act 1868 .

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