Bernard Braine

Former MP for Castle Point

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Bernard Braine is a former MP for Castle Point.

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Former MP for Castle Point

Entered the House of Commons on 23 February 1950 — General election

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

Also represented Essex South East; Billericay

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Recent appearances

  • Mr. Speaker (Retirement) 12 Mar 1992

    As the Father of the House and one who has sat in this place for 42 years under the eagle eye of seven Speakers, I wish to say a few words on behalf of Back Benchers wherever they may sit. I recall that it was Sir Winston Churchill who once said that parliamentary government was the worst form of government ever devised by mortal man. He then paused, and one can imagine the sly chuckle and...
  • Class Ii, Vote 2: Yugoslavia 5 Mar 1992

    It is always a great pleasure to be able to follow my right hon. Friend the Member for Brighton, Pavilion (Mr. Amery). We came into politics together, and we have been on many platforms advocating the same causes. It is always stimulating to listen to the right hon. Member for Blaenau Gwent (Mr. Foot), and I did so with great interest. The entire House too is deeply in debt to my right hon....
  • Class Ii, Vote 2: Yugoslavia 5 Mar 1992

    The hon. Gentleman is making such an excellent speech that there was no need for that type of intervention from the hon. Member for Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber (Sir R. Johnston), bearing in mind the fact that Philip of Macedon and Alexander the Great were not Bulgarians. Indeed, there is great danger of a collision coming as a result of the ill-treatment of the people of ethnic Greek origin...

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