Former MP, Sheffield, Hillsborough
I would not miss it for the world.
Does my hon. Friend agree—I hope that the Secretary of State does—that it is difficult to find any member of the general public, throughout the country, who agrees with the Bill? Almost the entire teaching profession is opposed to the Bill. It would be charming of the Secretary of State if he could tell us who, other than the Tory party—driven to the wall as it...
I lived through the same period as my right hon. Friend. The Conservatives are now taking refuge in what they describe as a world recession. The fact is that it is a slump here and a recession there. Figures can be obtained from the Library to show that, last year, new unemployment throughout Europe amounted to 972,000. Of those people, 777,000 were British—80 per cent. That is four...
Former MP for Sheffield, Hillsborough
Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 16 March 1992 — General election
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