Former MP for Swindon
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Hon. and right hon. Gentlemen on both sides of the House have stressed the ill which is occurring in the construction industry as a result of the practices which this Bill seeks to cure. There is probably not much to be gained by going over that ground. The Bill not so much seeks to plug a loophole which has appeared as to mend a gap in the fences which surround the compartment in which most...
This is an interesting question. I came to the House slightly more recently than my hon. Friend and I was told that I could elect to have contributions paid in one way or another, and so I elected to pay them as an employee. [HON. MEMBERS: " Oh."]
Perhaps I am confusing the position slightly. The answer may lie in the fact that I have another employment outside the House—[HON. MEMBERS: " Ah."]—from which I am grudgingly granted a few pennies and in which I am technically employed. My own case may therefore be slightly different from that of other hon. Members and I will not place too much reliance on that. The fact that hon....
Former MP for Swindon
Entered the House of Commons on 30 October 1969 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 29 April 1970 — General election
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