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But occasionally slapping down a successful entrepreneur does.
Those three changes would give road builders and pavement corporations real incentives to investigate new methods and techniques instead of just slapping down the cheapest stuff they've got.
Last night's votes came after the PM was blasted as "childish, rude and patronising" by Tory MP Nadine Dorries for slapping down Conservative backbencher Douglas Carswell who dared to question the Government.