Mr Patrick Gordon Walker

Former MP for Leyton

Recent appearances

  • Economic and Energy Situation 18 Dec 1973

    I am glad to be the first to congratulate the hon. Member for Hove (Mr. Sains-bury) on his maiden speech. I admired his fluency and apparent confidence, which I think grew as he went along. He managed to make a most impressive speech. I liked the sympathy with which he described the people of his constituency, particularly the elderly. I think that when he broadened his appeal to the plight...
  • The Economy 19 Nov 1973

    The right hon. Member for Stafford and Stone (Mr. Hugh Fraser) made some very interesting comments, particularly about the setting up of a Ministry of Fuel, Power and Energy. I agree with his implicit point that Government Departments are rather too big nowadays. This is a new trend, towards which both Governments have moved. It seems to me that such Departments are impossible to manage...
  • Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation 22 Mar 1972

    I agree with the hon. and learned Member for Dover (Mr. Peter Rees) about the importance of the Chancellor's remarks on not allowing an over-rigid exchange rate to distort our economy. I thought that was the most significant phrase in the whole of the Budget speech. It is very important that a Chancellor has frankly and openly said that for the first time. That part of his speech was very...

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Former MP for Leyton

Entered the House of Commons on 1 October 1945 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 8 February 1974 — General election

Also represented Smethwick

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