Dr Shirley Summerskill

Former MP for Halifax

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: "Protect and Survive" 5 May 1983

    Will the hon. and learned Gentleman bear in mind that, in the past few years, Government instructions about what we should do in the event of nuclear attack have varied? We were told that we must all stay in our homes; then that we must evacuate. We are now told, I believe, that some of us must stay at home and others must evacuate. Will he assure us that this new edition of "Protect and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Prison Population 5 May 1983

    Does the Home Secretary agree that the key to the alternative to prison is the probation service? Yet, in his article on prison overcrowding in The Times today, the right hon. Gentleman did not mention the probation service. Is that not an extremely regrettable omission? Will he bear in mind that the expected increase of only 155 probation officers next year will be hopelessly inadequate if...
  • Police and Criminal Evidence Bill 4 May 1983

    Is the hon. and learned Gentleman saying that the machine would have to be specially designed and constructed and that it would take two years to do that? What exactly will take two years? Is such a machine available in any other country? Has he inquired into that?

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