Sir Hugh Linstead

Former MP, Wandsworth Putney

Wandsworth Putney

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  • Palace of Westminster 13 Jul 1964

    I listened with a great deal of sympathy to what was said by the hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent, Central (Sir B. Stross). I am very much in agreement with the spirit behind the hon. Gentleman's speech. I shall, however, find it necessary to disagree with him about his proposal for some form of international architectural competition as one way of solving the architectural difficulties with...
  • Palace of Westminster 13 Jul 1964

    Yes. I think that at a certain stage the House should take such a decision, but I do not think that it should take that decision ahead of having seen a solution proposed by a competent and imaginative architect as being in his view the best solution to the problem. I should be prepared to put rather more faith in an architect and less faith in a committee than perhaps the House would like,...
  • Palace of Westminster 13 Jul 1964

    That would decide in advance the fact that we were to solve the problem in a particular way. I am not sure that we want to take even that step until we have a first-class architect, who must be selected, must live with the users of the building for a time and then produce one, or possibly more than one, solution which can be submitted to the choice of the House. I wish to refer to the...

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Former MP for Wandsworth Putney

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 1942 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 25 September 1964 — General election

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