Former MP for Newark
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Is it not the case that, whether or not there was a report that my right hon. and learned Friend saw, if the Government had not set up the Meat Hygiene Service in the first place—against the wishes of the Opposition—we should not have had the report at all? Should not all parties now start working together to improve standards in slaughterhouses, and stop playing party politics with...
This has been one of the last inquiries conducted under the chairmanship of my hon. Friend the Member for Weston—super—Mare (Sir J. Wiggin). This morning we have heard probably his last speech in the House. The debate may feature the last speeches from some others of us, but that is for the electors to decide. I pay tribute to my hon. Friend for his chairmanship over the past 10 or 11...
Is it not regrettable that some people are willing to use food scares to embarrass the Government, and, in doing so, unnecessarily alarm members of the public? Was there not a typical example of that this afternoon, when the Leader of the Opposition stirred it for all he was worth but did not even stay to hear the facts from my right hon. and learned Friend?
Former MP for Newark
Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 8 April 1997 — General election
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