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Former MP for Ripon
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Does not the Minister understand that many villages, towns and cities, such as Ripon, Otley and Ilkley, are being strangled by heavy traffic? Will he urge local authorities to use their existing powers? It seems to many of us that local authorities do not wish to use these powers. Therefore, will he urge them to use these powers—
I would follow the hon. Member for Birmingham Handsworth (Mr. Sydney Chapman) in his suggestion of radical changes in the way we raise money for local government. Although I did not have the privilege of serving on the Committee, I respect those who served on it for the task they have performed. They started with rather a poor Bill, as I said on Second Reading, and they have perhaps improved...
It is a privilege to be called upon to speak in the debate, and as a new Member I am conscious of the opportunity it gives me to join the select few referred to by the hon. Member for Leeds, South (Mr. Merlyn Rees) when he mentioned sitting into the small hours of many nights in an attempt to bring peace to Ulster. If I am able to play some small part in that process I shall be satisfied,...
Former MP for Ripon
Entered the House of Commons on 26 July 1973 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 8 February 1974 — General election
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