Mr Chris Price

Former MP for Lewisham West

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Paraldehyde 5 May 1983

    The Minister will know that since 1980, following pressure from Labour Members, the number of major tranquillisers prescribed in every prison in Britain has appeared at the end of the annual prison report. Would it not be comparatively simple to classify the heavy tranquillisers by type of drug? Surely it would not cost much to obtain the information that my hon. Friend the Member for South...
  • Police and Criminal Evidence Bill 4 May 1983

    I agree with my hon. Friend. We have all been verballed over the telephone late at night by Press Association reporters. I shall not mention any by name and I shall not even allude to Mr. Christopher Moncrieff. We have all experienced getting out of bed, half asleep and bleary eyed, and answering "Yes" to a question. The next morning, when one picks up The Daily Telegraph, The Times, the...
  • Police and Criminal Evidence Bill 4 May 1983

    With regard to Members of Parliament, I am sure that one could properly describe it as "a fair cop", but for youngsters who find great difficulty in managing in such circumstances—as, for example, in the Confait case—it pollutes the face of justice and is not the way ahead. Many policemen have been against tape recording because they know that if the jury did not have a typewritten sheet...

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Former MP for Lewisham West

Entered the House of Commons on 31 March 1966 — General election

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

Also represented Birmingham, Perry Barr

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