Mr Derek Walker-Smith

Former MP for Hertfordshire East

Recent appearances

  • Mr. Speaker (Retirement) 12 May 1983

    It is a privilege and pleasure for me to add a small word of appreciation to the felicitous speeches by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister and the eminent right hon. Members for Ebbw Vale (Mr. Foot) and for Glasgow, Hillhead (Mr. Jenkins), who addressed us from the Opposition Benches. On 9 May 1979 you were elected Speaker following the proposal of myself, seconded by the right hon....
  • House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 12 Apr 1983

    I hope it will be for the comfort and relief of the House if I say straight away that I am not proposing to address the House by way of a speech on this matter. I rise solely on a simple matter of interrogation. Reference has been made by my hon. Friend the Minister to an explanatory memorandum. I may be unique in this regard, but I do not think so, and I have seen no such explanatory...
  • House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 12 Apr 1983

    I have been around in this place for a little time and it is novel doctrine to me that Members are supposed, by some particular instinct, to know that they must scour the Library for documents in regard to legislation which is coming before the House.

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Former MP for Hertfordshire East

Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election

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

Also represented Hertford

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