Mr Anthony Crosland

Former MP for Grimsby

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Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Rhodesia (Schoolchildren) 3 Feb 1977

    The right hon. Gentleman always speaks in a very well-informed manner about this subject, but perhaps I may correct him on one matter. He said that we were explicitly backing the Patriotic Front. We have repeatedly made clear that if the Geneva conference or any other conference reconvened we should not be content with only the Patriotic Front representing the nationalists, but would, on the...
  • Bill Presented: Rhodesia (Schoolchildren) 3 Feb 1977

    I shall not comment on the question of dual standards, though there is a good deal that might be said about it. Nor shall I comment on the monopoly of moral virtue which has been adopted by a number of right hon. and hon. Members today, though much that was said about their monopoly of virtue had a very strong whiff of hypocrisy about it. I want to answer one or two specific questions which...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Czechoslovakia 2 Feb 1977

    I last had talks with the Czechoslovak Foreign Minister when he visited London from 13th to 16th September last year. I have no present plans to go to Prague.

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Former MP for Grimsby

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

Left the House of Commons on 19 February 1977 — Died

Also represented Gloucestershire South

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