Mr Raymond Fletcher

Former MP, Ilkeston

Ilkeston

Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Iran (Temporary Powers) Bill 12 May 1980

    I find myself in an odd position. I am asked to vote for a Bill which, I am assured by many of its supporters, will not do any damage because it cannot work but will have a restraining influence upon the military proclivities of our major ally in the Western Alliance. Quite frankly, such a Bill is in no sense a Bill at all: it is a declaration. Had the Government presented to us a motion...
  • Olympic Games 17 Mar 1980

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  • Olympic Games 17 Mar 1980

    I shall begin with a point that I had intended to put to the right hon. and learned Member for Hexham (Mr. Rippon). Normally I agree with his opinions. As a schoolboy I attended the 1936 Games. I did not see what happened on the day that Adolph Hitler was profoundly insulted by Jesse Owens, the great American runner. He left the stadium in high dudgeon. Jesse Owens did not go to Berlin to...

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Former MP for Ilkeston

Entered the House of Commons on 15 October 1964 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 13 May 1983 — General election

Previous MPs in this constituency

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