Mr Timothy Eggar

Former MP for Enfield North

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • The Constitution 20 Feb 1997

    When I listened to the right hon. Member for Sedgefield (Mr. Blair), I was very surprised that he appeared unable even to seek to address the West Lothian question. It had never occurred to me that he would come to a debate of this importance without a well-rehearsed answer to that question. But having listened to the right hon. Member for Yeovil (Mr. Ashdown) and his extraordinarily...
  • The Constitution 20 Feb 1997

    I hope that the hon. Gentleman will forgive me, but I have only 10 minutes. I should love to give way, but the 10-minutes rule makes that difficult. I would go further. I wonder why, almost uniquely in Westminster, the Prime Minister of the day can appoint Ministers only from the House or occasionally the House of Lords. In other systems it is expected and accepted that a Prime Minister can...
  • European Union 12 Dec 1996

    I much enjoyed the speech of the hon. Member for Newham, North-West (Mr. Banks), but I should tell him that the Olga Korbut award for the perfect Labour somersault will have to go to the hon. Member for Brent, East (Mr. Livingstone), who did it with slightly more panache. It is with some relief that I can now say publicly what I have long felt privately on European issues. Within the...

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Former MP for Enfield North

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 April 1997 — General election

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