Mr Roger Moate

Former MP for Faversham

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Prayers: Dairy Industry 12 Mar 1997

    I shall try to make a few points very briefly, as this is such a short debate. I, too, compliment my hon. Friend the Member for Weston—super—Mare (Sir J. Wiggin) on his eight years as Chairman of the Agriculture Select Committee. I have had the privilege of being on it for two years, and have come to respect his great support for agriculture, knowledge of the industry and the way in which...
  • Prayers: Dairy Industry 12 Mar 1997

    I am sure that my hon. Friend is right. Ultimately, of course, there has to be agreement, unless, by some miracle, we can negotiate, or—to use the same phrase as my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health—renegotiate ourselves out of the common agricultural policy and the common fisheries policy. We have to have agreement. Unless the British position is put robustly, it is...
  • Prayers: Dairy Industry 12 Mar 1997

    We have to move rapidly to a position where we are not restricted by present quotas, or prevented from producing as much milk as under the present regime. UK Ltd. is probably disadvantaged to the tune of £1 billion or £2 billion, and many individual dairy producers are seriously disadvantaged. Although there might be historical arguments for those quota levels, how long can we continue to...

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Former MP for Faversham

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

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

Previous MPs in this constituency

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