Mr Geoffrey Rippon

Former MP for Hexham

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Recent appearances

  • Wright Court Case 16 Mar 1987

    I warmly welcome the statement that the Government are to appeal in the Wright case. Many in the House believe that the Government are right so to do and that there is no alternative but to take that course. Does my right hon. and learned Friend agree that if the operations of the secret service must remain secret, the means by which it is controlled must remain the responsibility of the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: State Security 16 Mar 1987

    Most right hon. and hon. Gentlemen will welcome what my right hon. and learned Friend has just said. Does he agree that the operations of the secret service must remain secret and that they involve a lifelong duty of trust?
  • Orders of the Day — Human Rights Bill 6 Feb 1987

    Would my hon. Friend agree that judges often disagree, and in many cases a decision is taken by the House of Lords on a fair majority of one?

More of Mr Geoffrey Rippon’s recent appearances


Former MP for Hexham

Entered the House of Commons on 26 May 1955 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 18 May 1987 — General election

Also represented Norwich South

Previous MPs in this constituency

Future MPs in this constituency

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