Former MP, Wyre Forest
I believe that the Queen's Speech will be welcomed by industry because it is consistent and short of measures that it will have to assimilate. I believe also that industry welcomes the progress that has been made since 1979. Unlike the right hon. and learned Member for Monklands, East (Mr. Smith), it has not forgotten the winter of discontent. It has taken great satisfaction in the...
I shall concentrate my remarks on the ability of manufacturing industry to generate jobs. Those who work in industry will understand the close correlation between confidence and willingness to invest. Perhaps industry looks to Government most to provide a consistent approach. My right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer and his predecessor have recognised that, and their Budget...
I shall not argue that there is no scope for improvement, but I think that it has improved.
Former MP for Wyre Forest
Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 18 May 1987 — General election
Also represented Kidderminster
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