Mr Thomas Boardman

Former MP for Leicester South

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Recent appearances

  • Adjournment (Summer) 29 Jul 1974

    Many of the nation's energy problems are completely unresolved, and this is why I believe that we should not rise for the Summer Recess until we get a statement of Government policy about them. Not only that, but the issues themselves have not been debated. For example, a few days ago a Committee upstairs discussed the increased borrowing powers for the National Coal Board, although the...
  • Adjournment (Summer) 29 Jul 1974

    I am sorry, but I promised to be brief. We have had a Government White Paper about the North Sea explorations. Yet it discloses a quarter-thought-out plan for participation, leaving vast questions unanswered without debate. The future of this great natural resource is left to be speculated about for months while we are in recess. Fourth, whilst I acknowledge that a decision has been made by...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Development Land 24 Jul 1974

    What public sector projects will be cut out so that this vast sum can be found without add- ing to the public sector borrowing requirement?

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Former MP for Leicester South

Entered the House of Commons on 2 November 1967 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 20 September 1974 — General election

Also represented Leicester South West

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