Mr Hugh Delargy

Former MP for Thurrock

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Committee of Selection 3 May 1976

    I can appreciate the discontent—indeed, the indignation—of some Opposition Members at any rate at the decision taken by the Committee of Selection last Wednesday. That indignation is perfectly understandable. I am personally unhappy about the disagreement of the Conservative members of the Committee of Selection, with whom I have worked amiably for a very long time. In fact, about the...
  • Orders of the Day — Committee of Selection 3 May 1976

    That is not a question for me. I have troubles enough of my own. That is a question to be decided by the House. An amendment could have been moved and voted upon when the Committee was set up at the beginning of this Parliament. We appoint Standing Committees; we do not appoint ourselves. A motion tabled by the Leader of the Opposition and several of her right hon. Friends instructs us to...
  • Orders of the Day — Committee of Selection 3 May 1976

    I may be unusually slow tonight, but I cannot see the relevance of that question. Since November 1974 the Committee of Selection has nominated 85 Standing Committees on Bills. We have appointed even more Committees on Statutory Instruments, but they are in a special category of their own: anybody can attend them. Of those 85 Standing Committees, 103 places have been given to hon. Members...

More of Mr Hugh Delargy’s recent appearances


Former MP for Thurrock

Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 4 May 1976 — Died

Also represented Manchester Platting

Future MPs in this constituency

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