Mr Paul Marland

Former MP for Gloucestershire West

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Recent appearances

  • Electronic Devices (Madam Speaker's Statement): Meat Hygiene Service 12 Mar 1997

    Does my right hon. and learned Friend agree that it is outrageous for members of the Opposition to prey on people's fears over the matter, pretending that they have a monopoly of concern for public health? It is blatant political opportunism. No one has an interest in trying to cover up the truth. Will my right hon. and learned Friend confirm again that there have been substantial...
  • Orders of the Day — BSE Crisis 17 Feb 1997

    If ever I heard a speech in which a Labour Member has cried for the return of the nanny state, the speech of the hon. Member for Pendle (Mr. Prentice) was it. It is a cry for ever more regulation and ever more cost. I only hope that he cleared that speech with the shadow Chancellor. There is absolutely no doubt that the Labour party has demonstrated in this debate that it cares nothing for...
  • Orders of the Day — BSE Crisis 17 Feb 1997

    Dream on. I am happy for the hon. Member for Glanford and Scunthorpe (Mr. Morley) to dream on and to think of better things, but he will be very disappointed. BSE is undoubtedly the biggest crisis that has ever hit the UK food industry. More people and sectors in the industry have been involved in this crisis than in any previous one, and hindsight is a very cheap commodity. We are sick to...

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Former MP for Gloucestershire West

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 April 1997 — General election

Previous MPs in this constituency

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