Former MP, Barnet Chipping Barnet
I can claim to have supported the need for incomes policy as strongly and consistently as anyone in this House. This has caused me trouble from time to time, incidentally. But I cannot go along with the sort of nonsense that we have heard today from the Government. Quite frankly, the Government's present proposals are from cloud cuckoo land and nothing else. Their policy is to impose...
Where a monopoly power is exercised, be it in the case of wage claims, prices or profits, the same considerations must apply. Where there is free competition they do not apply. With monopoly power they must apply irrespective of the source of that power. I want to make a positive contribution to what could be, possibly, a more effective incomes policy. The public and private sectors must be...
This is a formidable debate for any Back Bencher to enter without the technical advice available to the Government and to the Front Bench spokesmen for the Opposition. I hope that the House will allow me to partici- pate in the debate in a spirit of nostalgia. I have just worked out that the first time that I led a British delegation to the International Monetary Fund was almost exactly a...
Former MP for Barnet Chipping Barnet
Entered the House of Commons on 23 February 1950 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 14 February 1979 — Died
Also represented Barnet
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