Mr Spencer Batiste

Former MP for Elmet

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: Privatised Utilities 19 Mar 1997

    Does my hon. Friend recall that, in the late 1970s, the then nationalised industries cost the taxpayer £500 million a year in subsidy? Will he confirm that, for the past seven years, the privatised industries have contributed on average nearly £9 billion each year? Does not that demonstrate that Labour's hostility to privatisation would have caused much damage to this country and its...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Israel 12 Mar 1997

    Will my right hon. Friend confirm that about 70,000 Palestinians currently have permits to work in Israel? Is not the Europe-Israel association agreement designed to create greater prosperity and more jobs, both in Europe and in the middle east, for Palestinians and Israelis? Is not the creation of prosperity the basic building block of peace?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: High-technology Sector 19 Feb 1997

    Does my hon. Friend agree that companies setting up in increasingly important human genetic science need a clear ethical framework in which to operate? In view of yesterday's press conference by the Association of British Insurers, will he ask the new Human Genetics Advisory Commission to look at the implications of genetic testing for the insurance industry to see whether further guidelines...

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Former MP for Elmet

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

Left the House of Commons on 8 April 1997 — General election

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