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Mr Gilbert Longden

Former MP for South West Hertfordshire

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Eton 7 Feb 1974

    Whilst I make no value judgment about Eton or any other public school, may I ask my right hon. Friend roundly to assert that the future of the country depends, as its past has depended, upon the defence of excellence against the ceaseless attacks of the the envious, and that the Socialist Party is the eradicator of excellence and the midwife of the second-rate?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Government Policy (Prime Minister's Speech) 5 Feb 1974

    Was not the present situation very well summed up in the New Statesman a year ago when it said: Thus, in our time, we have seen groups of workers heedlessly destroying the livelihood of their fellows, operating as it were a brotherhood of Cain … and using their massive collective strength to trample upon the rights of their fellow citizens "? Should not the public decide?
  • Grenada 5 Feb 1974

    It is not often that I find myself in agreement with the noble Lord, Lord Brockway, who yesterday suggested in another place that independence should be postponed. I prefer the words of my noble Friend Lady Tweedsmuir, quoted by my hon. Friend the Member for Banbury (Mr. Marten), to those who have just been quoted from the Opposition benches. Are the Government satisfied that they are not...

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Former MP for South West Hertfordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 23 February 1950 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 February 1974 — General election

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