Bill Etherington

Former Labour MP for Sunderland North

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Bill Etherington is a former MP for Sunderland North.

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Sunderland North

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Business
  • Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Coal
  • Alcoholism: Health Services
  • Child Support
  • Bees
  • Tyne and Wear Metro

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Olympic Games 2012 28 Jan 2010

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what discussions he has had with the Olympic Delivery Authority on the likely effects of any removal of the through East Coast Main Line rail service to Glasgow on the level of spectator access to Olympic football tournament matches at Hampden Park from the North East; and if he will make a statement.
  • Scientific Procedures on Animals (Statistics) 24 Feb 2009

    May I place on the record my appreciation to the Speaker for allowing this debate at rather short notice and for giving us a one-and-a-half-hour slot? That will give many of my colleagues the opportunity, should they so wish, to put forward their views. I am very pleased to see my hon. Friend the Minister in her place, because in many ways she is more responsible for the debate than I am. On...
  • Scientific Procedures on Animals (Statistics) 24 Feb 2009

    The hon. Gentleman has put that in a very attractive way. He is expressing an opinion. One of the reasons for the rise is that we have failed to control the system in a proper manner. I will explain later why that has happened. It is probably not widely known, but the Freedom of Information Act 2000 does not apply to this particular industry. I shall call animal experimentation an industry...

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