Mr Philip Holland

Former MP, Gedling


Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Parliamentary and Health Service Commissioners Bill 4 Feb 1987

    While I applaud my hon. Friend's plea for the abolition of more quangos, I nevertheless strongly approve of tighter control being exercised.
  • Bills Presented: Adjournment (Christmas) 18 Dec 1985

    You may, Mr. Deputy Speaker, find it difficult to believe that I have a very charming eight-year-old granddaughter named Claire. Last summer for her birthday she expressed a wish to see me at work, so my son brought her along one evening to the Strangers' Gallery and I dutifully took my seat in the Chamber. The business of the House on that occasion was, as I recall, the Report stage of a...
  • Bills Presented: Adjournment (Christmas) 18 Dec 1985

    If the hon. Gentleman will have patience, he may learn the true figure. Steady progress was made between 1979 and 1984 in reducing the total by more than 700, in spite of the birth of nearly 100 new quangos. The new willingness on the part of Government to open up to public and parliamentary scrutiny the numbers, nature and cost of those bodies was of great importance in that period. First...

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Former MP for Gedling

Entered the House of Commons on 8 October 1959 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 18 May 1987 — General election

Also represented Carlton; Acton

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