Former MP, Dover
I beg to move, That the Vestures of Ministers Measure 1964, passed by the National Assembly of the Church of England, be presented to Her Majesty for Her Royal Assent in the form in which the said Measure was laid before Parliament. Invariably when we discuss Church matters, the standard of debate is high. Though views often differ, no one doubts the sincerity of those whose views differ from...
If we were to accept that suggestion, it would mean that the law would be out of line with current practice and with current feeling.
The hon. Gentleman asks "So what?" If the law is out of line with current practice and current feelings, surely it is bad law, and that is what we are seeking to put right. This Measure lays down what may be worn, with a number of permitted alternatives which conform to current practice. What to my mind is the most important Clause in the Measure provides for what is, in effect, a built-in...
Former MP for Dover
Entered the House of Commons on 23 February 1950 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 25 September 1964 — General election
Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.
This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.