Former MP for Shipley
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I yield second place to no one in my admiration of the diligence of the hon. Member for Crosby (Mr. Graham Page). No subject requires the attention of a Select Committee more than that of Statutory Instruments. Tonight, however, the hon. Gentleman seems to overlook a fundamental consideration, namely, what the industry wants. This is a consideration which should weigh with the House. There...
On a point of order, further to the same matter. The problem here involves the protection of back benchers and does not involve any questioning of your personal Ruling, Mr. Speaker. How far is this to be allowed to go? If, as in the case here, the first Question was not answered at all, although I am not accusing the Prime Minister in this case, this could be a way of avoiding an answer in...
I have great respect for the Financial Secretary and I know that he is trying to help the House, but I believe that the Society will suffer. If the burden of proof is so plain and the society could not point to the fact that there is a rule to get it out of difficulty, technically whether it is pursued or not begs the question and according to the letter the proportion which the society gets...
Former MP for Shipley
Entered the House of Commons on 23 February 1950 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 29 April 1970 — General election
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