Sir John Foster

Former MP for Northwich

Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Rehabilitation of Offenders Bill 25 Jan 1974

    As has been said, there are technicalities to be ironed out in Committee, including some which were raised in the article in Justice of the Peace. I entirely disagree with the general conclusion of that article, that the Bill goes too far, that it is an inept measure, and should be rejected. It will be noted that the author of the article does not suggest any remedies of his own, although as...
  • European Community Secondary Legislation 24 Jan 1974

    I do not accept the tributes paid to me about the unanimity of the Committee. Those members of the Committee who are now present will agree that we were unanimous throughout in the sense that we discussed matters on which some members through one way and some another, but at the end of the discussion the Committee was unanimous. This resulted because all members of the Committee were good...
  • European Community Secondary Legislation 24 Jan 1974

    My right hon. Friend says that the logic is probably unexceptional. I am glad that the Government have accepted that there should be a sifting committee and that there should be more parliamentary time allocated to Community matters. That is why the right hon. Member for Stepney had generally a favourable reaction to the speech of the Lord President of the Council. I am guessing but I do not...

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Former MP for Northwich

Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 February 1974 — General election

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