Mr John Carlisle

Former MP for Luton North

Recent appearances

  • Firearms (Amendment) Bill: New clause 18 Feb 1997

    I endorse my hon. Friend's comments. My right hon. Friend the Minister will not be surprised to hear that a certain amount of suspicion was aroused among members of the shooting fraternity as this late amendment was bounced into the Bill. Frankly, they felt—I choose my words delicately—somewhat let down by the Government over the whole of the Bill. This evening's proceedings have been...
  • Firearms (Amendment) Bill: Exemptions from Section 1 of the 1968 Act for Officers etc. of Licensed Pistol Clubs 18 Feb 1997

    Will my right hon. Friend explain why she thinks a new shooter could learn to shoot in 28 days rather than 60? I am sure that she appreciates that a novice will not be able to spend all those 28 days learning to shoot—people have to work or go to school. When their Lordships accepted the amendment, they considered the number of days that it would take a person new to the sport to learn it.
  • Firearms (Amendment) Bill: Exemptions from Section 1 of the 1968 Act for Officers etc. of Licensed Pistol Clubs 18 Feb 1997

    My right hon. Friend the Minister will know that we do not intend to divide the House on this measure, although, like the rest of the Bill, it involves a matter of principle. Overturning the Lords' suggestion of allowing 60 days and substituting 28 is somewhat disappointing. I have already explained to her the various possible practical difficulties with people who might not use the full the...

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Former MP for Luton North

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

Left the House of Commons on 8 April 1997 — General election

Also represented Luton West

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