Mr David Bevan

Former MP for Birmingham, Yardley

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Unemployment 22 Oct 1991

    Does my hon. Friend agree that part-time jobs are important, especially to women? Why do not the Opposition stop denigrating them?
  • Squatting 15 Oct 1991

    May I express the welcome that the people of Yardley will give to the consultation paper? I urge my right hon. Friend to look at one of the underlying principles, which is that a squat in one property in any local authority area would be a squat in all properties in that area. That would cover the points mentioned. I have a letter from Tracey Smith and her husband of 65 Yardley road, Acocks...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 18 Jul 1991

    To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 18 July.

More of Mr David Bevan’s recent appearances


Former MP for Birmingham, Yardley

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 16 March 1992 — General election

Previous MPs in this constituency

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