Former MP, Elmet
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May I preface my remarks by paying tribute to my right hon. Friend the Member for West Dunbartonshire (John McFall) and echoing his comments about the staff? Like him, I am standing down at the next election, and I should like to thank all the staff of the House of Commons, especially the ladies in the Tea Room. I hope that that will get me a few more chips the next time I go in. I shall...
I am not sure that I have always bought into that analysis, but I will try to deal with the state and structure of the British economy during my speech because it is central to the debate. Another letter to the Financial Times on 18 February from a further group of respected economists said: "History is littered with examples of premature withdrawal of the government stimulus, from the US...
I share the hon. Gentleman's analysis. Indeed, we share a common analysis of the problems at Leeds United, but we had better not go there. It is interesting to see that we share that economic analysis as well. As Joseph Stiglitz explained last month-this picks up perfectly on the hon. Gentleman's intervention-we need "investments in technology, education and infrastructure . . . In short,...
Former Labour MP for Elmet
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
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Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
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