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Hon. Sam Silkin

Former MP for Southwark Dulwich

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Recent appearances

  • Parliamentary Constituencies (Wales) 16 Feb 1983

    Further to that point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. Having listened to what my right hon. and hon. Friends and Conservative Members have said, and without knowing in advance the point that was to be made, one thing that has particularly struck me is that at this stage, at any rate before we hear what, if any, reply comes from the Government Front Bench, the House must be in doubt as to the...
  • Orders of the Day — Education (Mandatory Awards) 23 Nov 1982

    I agree with the hon. Member for Wokingham (Sir W. van Straubenzee) on at least one point and that is his criticism of the concept of student loans, which was also voiced by the right hon. Member for Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles (Mr. Steel), the leader of the Liberal Party. Their fears can probably now be set well at rest in the light of the Prime Minister's panegyric the other day. With...
  • Orders of the Day — Education (Mandatory Awards) 23 Nov 1982

    I entirely agree with my hon. Friend. If the courts are going to make a concept such as that of ordinary residence, which by itself is a perfectly simple expression that any layman could translate in ordinary terms, into a term of art with a narrow meaning, it is time for the Government of the day to stop the inevitable hardship which meant that one daughter was able to obtain a grant to go...

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Former MP for Southwark Dulwich

Entered the House of Commons on 15 October 1964 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 13 May 1983 — General election

Also represented Camberwell Dulwich

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