Mr Rhodri Morgan

Former Labour MP for Cardiff West


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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Freedom of Information Draft Bill 24 May 1999

    I, too, congratulate my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary on finally presenting the draft Bill to the House, after what seemed like an elephantine gestation period. I thank him for his kind words about the Select Committee on Public Administration, which it has been my privilege to chair, and its work on the draft Bill. Are not the disappearance of the substantial harm test, the new...
  • Modernising Government 30 Mar 1999

    Does my right hon. Friend agree that the White Paper shows the narrowness of thinking during the 18 years of the previous Administration? Although there were undoubtedly efficiency gains from the setting up of the next steps agencies, the price paid was narrowed departmental thinking; the chief executive of a next steps agency, on performance-related pay, looked after that agency, but lost...
  • European Commission 16 Mar 1999

    Although it is quite understandable that the previous Prime Minister, the right hon. Member for Huntingdon (Mr. Major), should seek to play down his key role in appointing the President of the Commission—Jacques Santer has, from day one, suffered from delusions of adequacy—does the Prime Minister accept that it is important to remember the role that the whistleblower played in revealing...

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Former Labour MP for Cardiff West

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 14 May 2001 — General election

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Last updated: 14 May 2001.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
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First Minister of the National Assembly for Wales.

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