Mr Laurance Reed

Former MP for Bolton East

Recent appearances

  • North Sea Oil 31 Jan 1974

    Are the Government doing the right thing? If the Department of Trade and Industry went for the articulated column type of design used by the French in the Bay of Biscay, there would probably be no need for all these sites, and we should get the oil ashore from the deeper fields very much earlier.
  • Orders of the Day — Oil Supplies 29 Jan 1974

    The separation of opposing forces in the Sinai is a big step forward and should be welcomed, but we should be deluding ourselves if we were to suppose that this heralds an early settlement between Arab and Jew. The peace talks at Geneva are likely to be a long and drawn-out affair. Yet even if Dr. Kissinger could work some quick and magical cure for the political ills of the Middle East, it...
  • Orders of the Day — Pollution (North Sea) 16 Jan 1974

    The first speech that I made in the House was about pollution of the sea by oil, and in raising the same topic again tonight it occurs to me that this may be the last speech that I shall make in the House,. If I were defeated in a General Election I should reflect upon the irony of the situation because, if my enthusiasm for exploiting the resources of the sea bed had been shared in...

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Former MP for Bolton East

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

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

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