Mr Jeremy Thorpe

Former MP for North Devon

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Rhodesia 2 Aug 1978

    I think that it has always been common ground in the House that the only possibility of averting bloodshed was a negotiated settlement. It is a truism that there can be no negotiated settlement without talks. Therefore, it seems to me that anyone in the House or outside who in any way inhibits the possibility, however slight, of talks taking place does a grave disservice to the possibility of...
  • Rhodesia 2 Aug 1978

    It may well be that they were informed, but may I say, without breaching private conversations, that these are matters, obviously, which one has wished to discuss with Mr. Sithole and with Bishop Muzorewa, and I chose my words very carefully when I said that I should be very surprised if Bishop Muzorewa had been consulted before the Mozambique strike? I do not wish to breach any private...
  • Rhodesia 2 Aug 1978

    How credible a partnership is this internal settlement if the whole question of the right and desirability of pre-emptive strikes by the security forces is within the hands of Mr. Smith's existing white military commanders-in-chief, without any elected or appointed representatives there to monitor them? It seems to me that it is a situation in which there is even more power to the white...

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Former MP for North Devon

Entered the House of Commons on 8 October 1959 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 7 April 1979 — General election

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