Mr Edward Lyons

Former MP, Bradford West

Bradford West

Recent appearances

  • National Health Service 26 Apr 1983

    If someone from this country goes on holiday to America, he can easily obtain holiday health insurance, but. as the Government ought to know, such insurance is virtually unknown in the Third world. Accordingly, someone coming from the Indian subcontinent or one of the developing countries cannot obtain such insurance, assuming—in the absence of publicity—that he knows of the...
  • National Health Service 26 Apr 1983

    In due course the bill was presented. On 7 February I wrote to the Secretary of State telling him of what had happened, and waited for a reply. Eventually, I sent a reminder, and now, late in April, over two months have gone by and my letter has not merited any reply. If one were to pursue a visitor back to his country of origin in a poor country, a developing country or one in the Third...
  • National Health Service 26 Apr 1983

    I am delighted to hear this, although I feel that it would have been rather more gracious, and therefore better received, if I had not had to wait for two months for a reply. To get the reply I have had to make a speech. The structure of the regulations is absurd. The Government know that many visitors who come here are coming to visit members of the ethnic minority population settled here....

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Former MP for Bradford 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 Bradford East

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