Former MP, Greenwich Woolwich East
Like the Home Secretary, I am making a first speech, and having crossed the Floor I must be in the unique position of being able to state that the right hon. Gentleman's performance at the Dispatch Box is equally impressive whether viewed from in front or behind. I begin by assuring the Home Secretary in his absence that his defence of his actions, for which he was criticised by the right...
That takes me a little wide. Jurists are entitled to feel some doubts about the basis of jurisprudence on which that was done. One argument for executing terrorists that is often put forward, but has not been heard in this debate, is that merely to imprison a terrorist is to create the ground for terrorist action directed at getting him released from prison. We have had examples recently....
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Former MP for Greenwich Woolwich East
Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 20 September 1974 — General election
Also represented Woolwich East; Norfolk Southern
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