Mr Derek Fatchett

Former Labour MP for Leeds Central

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Mr Derek Fatchett is a former MP for Leeds Central.

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Leeds Central

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 9 May 1999 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office ( 5 May 1997 to 10 May 1999)

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Recent appearances

  • Prayers: Al Shifa Factory 24 Mar 1999

    I know of the long interest that my hon. Friend the Member for Linlithgow (Mr. Dalyell) has in this matter, and I also appreciate his final comments and the way in which he has addressed the issues. The context of the attack on Al Shifa is important to the House and it is right that we are reminded of it. It is important that we take every opportunity in the House unanimously to express our...
  • Prayers: Al Shifa Factory 24 Mar 1999

    I am delighted that I took that intervention. I agree with my hon. Friend's condemnation of terrorism and I shall come on to his other point. He has a very good record on human rights and of opposition to terrorism, and it is right that should go on record. In the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, we know about the evil of terrorism and it is right that the House should take every...
  • Prayers: Al Shifa Factory 24 Mar 1999

    My hon. Friend's final accusation is a very strong one. The point he made about the Attorney-General comes, of course, from newspaper stories that are not founded on any evidence. The American Administration's position is that there was compelling evidence. If my hon. Friend reads the newspapers assiduously, he will recognise that the reporting is not always wholly accurate, especially in...

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