Former MP, Coatbridge and Airdrie
The present system is unfair to the employed person. I hear in the business reports on the radio of the grand profits being made by employers in different aspects of business—manufacturing, distribution, and so on. It is extremely unfair, if we are to relieve the employers of a part of their national insurance contribution, to pass the burden to the insured employee who works hard to...
Perhaps the Minister will clarify one point. I understood that the redundancy fund was funded on the basis of 41 per cent. from Treasury and 59 per cent. from the employers. Is that not being altered by asking for a contribution from the insured person?
As general attacks are taking place on Britishers in Spain by certain Spanish authorities, does the right hon. Gentleman agree that it is necessary to ensure that our point of view is well ventilated? If so, is it not the wrong time to close the BBC world service to Spain, which is one of the most successful and responsible in the world?
Former MP for Coatbridge and Airdrie
Entered the House of Commons on 8 October 1959 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 May 1982 — Died
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