Former MP, Clitheroe
I shall comment briefly on the question of comparability, which has run through the debate as a sort of theme. It applies equally to pensions as to pay. Pay is founded on the initial absurdity that it is referred to the Review Body on Top Salaries. Top salary it certainly is not. There is the myth that somewhere in the public service, or in various selected sections of the public service, it...
Precisely. The curiosity of our position is that we may start our service in this place at 62 years. It is possible to be elected to the House for the first time at that age. It might be thought that these are Committee matters, but they are points of detail that lead me to my main argument that search as we may we shall not find true comparability. Our pension scheme over the years has been...
With regard to Milan, it might help the Minister to know that when my right hon. Friend the Member for Chesham and Amersham (Sir I. Gilmour) and I were with the German forces, it took them three minutes to instruct us before both of us fired it.
Former MP for Clitheroe
Entered the House of Commons on 16 March 1961 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 26 October 1978 — Died
Also represented High Peak
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