Mr Allan Beaney

Former MP for Hemsworth

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Bill 3 Dec 1970

    I never weary the House with speeches, but on this occasion, because of my 40 years' experience as an underground miner, I must join issue with the Government on this matter. The late Professor Tawney taught me one thing to apply in all aspects of my public life. He said, "It is not solely a question of whether a project works. It is also a question of whether it is right, whether it is...
  • Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Bill 3 Dec 1970

    I am obliged to my hon. Friend for making that telling statement. I made this point about the brickworks to be fair and just. I had already made reference to the areas in which the coal industry made a profit, and it was only right and proper to accept that there was a loss on the brickworks. The remaining ancillary activities cover a wide range. They include the Board's coal depots, its...
  • Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Bill 3 Dec 1970

    I am grateful to my right hon. Friend. The Coal Board has engaged in a process of diversification which is being followed by almost every large company in private industry. Can anyone deny it? It is already being done, and those doing it include the Board's principal competitors. All the major oil companies have expanded into the production of chemicals in a large way since the war....

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Former MP for Hemsworth

Entered the House of Commons on 8 October 1959 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 February 1974 — General election

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