Dr David Owen

Former MP for Plymouth, Devonport

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Dr David Owen is a former MP for Plymouth, Devonport.

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Former MP for Plymouth, Devonport

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

Left the House of Commons on 16 March 1992 — General election

Also represented Plymouth, Sutton

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Recent appearances

  • Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation: Amendment of the Law 10 Mar 1992

    Coming prior to an election, the Budget must face the acid test of whether it is irresponsible in budgetary terms and pure electioneering. As I understand it, the Chancellor has added to the public deficit £1·6 billion, which is rather less than many people had thought. I judge that, by limiting the amount of tax changes, it can fairly be called a prudent Budget and should, in a rational...
  • Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation: Amendment of the Law 10 Mar 1992

    There was constant reiteration of the problem of borrowing to reduce taxation. By implication, he said that the borrowing requirement was too great and, therefore, would have to be restricted. However, we await his Budget. If we are to keep unit costs down, the section of the labour force who do not have large earnings must be given the greatest relief. That means concentrating tax relief on...
  • European Community (Intergovernmental Conferences) 20 Nov 1991

    I am a lifetime supporter of British membership of the European Community, but I have never believed that that support implies acceptance of a united states of Europe. The Social Democratic party will support the Prime Minister's motion. We believe that it represents the best way forward, not just for this country but for Europe. I wish that we had been able during the last few months to...

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