Former MP, Don Valley
Is my hon. Friend aware of the enormous subsidies being paid to coal industries in the prinicipal competitor nations in the EEC? That puts the British coal industry at a financial disadvantage. Would the Government be prepared to review their financial support rather more favourably than Conservative Members would?
Will my right hon. Friend convey to those who have been bereaved in this tragic affair and to those who played such a magnificent part in the rescue operations how much we in Don Valley, who have recently been involved in a similar situation, appreciate their efforts and sympathise with the relatives and victims of this sad event? Will my right hon. Friend also convey to those who are...
My right hon. Friend's statement referred to the maintenance of essential services. Would it not be advisable to approach the trade unions involved in the disputes that are now interfering with essential services in order to come to some agreement with them? Does he agree that the services that are now being maintained by military personnel should be politically involved with the dispute...
Former MP for Don Valley
Entered the House of Commons on 8 October 1959 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 7 April 1979 — General election
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