Mr Edward Leadbitter

Former MP for Hartlepool

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: Exports 11 Mar 1992

    rose—[HoN. MEMBERS: "Hear, hear."] This may be my last question, Mr. Speaker. Will the Secretary of State respond to a question that I have put several times since the Select Committee on Science and Technology in another place produced its recommendations for the Government? It said that the Government had no policy for industry and no policy for the country, and that if they did not take...
  • Opposition Day: Recession and Unemployment 19 Feb 1992

    In the middle of last year, in another place, the Select Committee on Science—and Technology—with a Conservative majority—concluded in its report that the Government had no policy for industry and no policy for Britain. Furthermore, it expressed the view that, if the Government did not alter course, no British-owned manufacturing industry would be left in this country.
  • Ports (Disposal of Land) 14 Jan 1992

    I want to reiterate the stand that I have taken for a number of years. I am totally opposed to the privatisation of the ports that are affected by the Ports Act 1991. I make it abundantly clear also that the order is a mish-mash of incompetence. It is typical of the arguments that have been used by the privateers for many months. The privatisation supporters have found, even at this time,...

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Former MP for Hartlepool

Entered the House of Commons on 15 October 1964 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 16 March 1992 — General election

Also represented Hartlepools, The

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