Mr Emlyn Hooson

Former MP for Montgomery

Recent appearances

  • Pneumoconiosis etc. (Wor Kers' Compensation) Bill 2 Apr 1979

    I shall take very little time of the House to give a general welcome to the Bill, which is long overdue. It happens that I had contact with the area of the quarries in my young days, particularly when I was at the Bar. I was the candidate in the Conway division in 1950–51 when my Labour adversary was none other than the former Sir Elwyn Jones. We became very firm friends and he instructed...
  • Pneumoconiosis etc. (Wor Kers' Compensation) Bill 2 Apr 1979

    I absolutely agree with the right hon. Gentleman. As he knows, I am very much in favour of a movement away from compensation that is allowed only on proof of fault or blame. In the next few generations, and the sooner the better, we should move away, much as I enjoy the gladiatorial life of the Bar, from the system of proving fault. We should move in the direction, as the Bill does, of total...
  • House of Commons (Refreshment Facilities) 26 Mar 1979

    Does the hon. Gentleman agree that the 1957 White Paper was an absolute disaster from which many of our present troubles stem?

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Profile

Former MP for Montgomery

Entered the House of Commons on 15 May 1962 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 7 April 1979 — General election

Also represented Montgomeryshire

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