Former MP, Harrow East
As one of that large number of hon. Members who did not have the privilege of catching your eye, Mr. Speaker, in the recent debate, I feel that even at this late hour I should not apologise to you and the House for raising the matter of defence. I should like to draw attention to what I consider to be a retrograde and disastrous White Paper on Defence recently published by Her Majesty's...
If the hon. Gentleman looks into that quotation a little more closely, he will realise that it related to the totally fallacious strategic concept of applying aircraft carriers to nuclear strikes, to bomber strikes, for which they were never intended in the British case and, I trust, never will be. There is no place in my thinking for the continuing use of British aircraft carriers as a...
With apologies to you, Mr. Speaker, and the House, I have given no such notice with regard to the security aspect. Perhaps I may be at fault for not having done so, but having only just received this Written Answer to my Question I would crave the indulgence of yourself and the House. But I will leave the matter there.
Former MP for Harrow East
Entered the House of Commons on 19 March 1959 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 10 March 1966 — General election
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