Mr James Tinn

Former MP for Redcar

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Labour Statistics 18 Nov 1986

    asked the Paymaster General what the estimated effect has been on the unemployment figures as a result of the changes made in the method of counting since 1979.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Labour Statistics 18 Nov 1986

    Does the right hon. and learned Gentleman realise that, on our reckoning, the number of changes is nearer 18? The effect of the changes is to reduce the numbers appearing on the register by nearly 500,000. Can the right hon. and learned Gentleman give corrected figures? Which changes, even those to which the right hon. and learned Gentleman can admit, have resulted in an increase, and which...
  • Salmon Bill [Lords]: Advisory Committee on Salmon Conservation 23 Oct 1986

    The hon. Gentleman seems to be quoting selectively from statistics. Figures supplied to me by the Northumbrian water authority show that during these periods there have been normal cyclical variations in catches. For instance, in 1976 the salmon catch was only 4,500, the year before it was 21,000 and a year later it was 14,000. In other words, it is an up and down story. It was meaningless of...

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Former MP for Redcar

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

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

Also represented Teesside Redcar; Cleveland

Future MPs in this constituency

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