Sir Albert Costain

Former MP for Folkestone and Hythe

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Sir Albert Costain is a former MP for Folkestone and Hythe.

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Former MP for Folkestone and Hythe

Entered the House of Commons on 8 October 1959 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 13 May 1983 — General election

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 12 May 1983

    Does my right hon. Friend agree that failure to deliver goods on time causes unemployment? Can she think of any occasion on which Labour Members have done anything to stop strikes that have caused goods not to be delivered?
  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Relief for Interest 11 May 1983

    It was interesting to listen to the speech of the hon. Member for Walsall, North (Mr. Winnick). This is probably the last opportunity I shall have of speaking in the Chamber. The hon. Gentleman has always shown envy when he has spoken. He excelled himself in the speech he has just made. I have never listened to a speech which has shown more clearly how stupid the Opposition are. The hon....
  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Relief for Interest 11 May 1983

    One thing that I bear in mind is that those who own their own homes pay rates and it is out of those rates that council houses are subsidised. I hope the hon. Gentleman will give me the credit of knowing a little about council house building and about the building industry. Before council houses were put up for sale, some people bought their own homes to get out of council houses. The first...

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