Mr Giles Shaw

Former MP for Pudsey

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Public Research Establishments 12 Feb 1997

    I am grateful for the opportunity to introduce this debate in the House on the subjects connected with the work of the Select Committee on Science and Technology. The debate is about the inquiry into the prior options reviews, which was recently concluded, and to which the Government have now responded, although the response was not available when the Liaison Select Committee met to discuss...
  • Public Research Establishments 12 Feb 1997

    I cannot answer the hon. Gentleman because the Committee did not investigate Scottish institutions, but we might well consider his question in a further assessment. This will be an on-going process, as he is well aware. The reviews have more worrying implications. The Government's policy has been to substitute meddling from central Departments with the discipline of the marketplace. The...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 29 Oct 1996

    Does my right hon. Friend agree that west Yorkshire has a long and proud tradition of excellence in education in local schools? Will he note that in many urban areas such as mine schools have coped well with difficult children over many years? Does he conclude, as I do, that the problems of Ridings school in Halifax must be uniquely difficult but deserve unique and urgent attention?

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Former MP for Pudsey

Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 April 1997 — General election

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