Mr Leo Abse

Former MP for Torfaen

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Mr Leo Abse is a former MP for Torfaen.

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Former MP for Torfaen

Entered the House of Commons on 10 November 1958 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 18 May 1987 — General election

Also represented Pontypool

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Recent appearances

  • Welsh Affairs 2 Mar 1987

    My right hon. Friend the Member for Cardif, South and Penarth (Mr. Callaghan) made a valedictory speech. It is not my intention to follow his example. It is true that he will be leaving the House, and so shall I, at the end of this Parliament. Indeed, so will many Tory Members. We shall be leaving voluntarily and they will be leaving involuntarily. I will not follow my right hon. Friend,...
  • Welsh Affairs 2 Mar 1987

    The Secretary of State need not bother to interpose because I do not intend to give way. I will make my speech and the Minister will give a reply. The Secretary of State presented the report as if it was some general review. We would be ingenuous if we did not realise that the real catalyst for much of the content of the review was the appalling, miserable scandal of the Parrot Corporation....
  • Welsh Affairs 2 Mar 1987

    Perhaps he did not, but I have no doubt that he was well represented. I did not attend, even though it was in my constituency, because the alarm bells were ringing for me. Within two months, the director who had proudly shown the Duke of Kent round the new facility found the hospitality being returned by Her Majesty's Government in a cell at Chelsea police station. It is especially...

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