Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 14th December 2005.

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Photo of John Grogan John Grogan Labour, Selby 11:30 am, 14th December 2005

Will the Prime Minister consider, as a well-deserved Christmas present to Labour Back Benchers, giving us a free vote on smoking, particularly as much of the pub and hospitality industry now supports a complete ban?


Posted on 18 Dec 2005 6:41 pm (Report this annotation)

Does the Right Honourable Gentleman seriously expect the Citizens of this Country to stand by and allow themselves to be forced to Retire at the grand old age of 67? Many people do not even live to this age, let alone Retire at it!

Stuart Beamish
Posted on 19 Dec 2005 1:37 pm (Report this annotation)

Many of us are fearful of losing our jobs before we're 57, never mind 67.

Where are the companies employing people until this age ?