Former MP, Birmingham, Yardley
asked the Postmaster-General whether he will consider displaying notices in telephone kiosks drawing attention to the danger to emergency services resulting from acts of vandalism.
Is my right hon. Friend aware that there have been over 1,300 cases of vandalism in Birmingham during the last year? Can he say to what extent emergency services have been disrupted?
I was pleased to hear my right hon. Friend say that he would look at the matter again. My two Amendments simply try to give him more flexibility, as I strongly feel that the Chancellor of the Exchequer should have that flexibility when dealing with an economy which is on a knife edge, as our economy is. The two Amendments would give him power, if he wished, to make increases in some of the...
Former MP for Birmingham, Yardley
Entered the House of Commons on 8 October 1959 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 25 September 1964 — General election
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