Mr Harold Finch

Former MP for Bedwellty

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Bill 9 Apr 1970

    I have listened with deep interest to the speech of the hon. and gallant Member for South Fylde (Col. Lancaster). I always do when he speaks in mining debates, because I know of his wide knowledge of the industry and the great interest which he has taken in it over the many years in which I have been a Member of Parliament. I feel sure that the Government Front Bench will take notice of many...
  • Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Bill 9 Apr 1970

    Perhaps I have not completely up-to-date figures. It is difficult for men at 55 to get jobs once they have left coal mining. Often, men over the age of 45 are not wanted. In South Wales, I have known men declared redundant at 40 or 41 who have been refused jobs at factories because the management say that they cannot take on men of that age. This factor must be seriously considered when...
  • Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Bill 9 Apr 1970

    Is it not true that the Coal Board has closed economic as well as uneconomic pits?

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Former MP for Bedwellty

Entered the House of Commons on 23 February 1950 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 29 April 1970 — General election

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