Mr Neville Trotter

Former MP for Tynemouth

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Harbours, Docks, Piers and Ferries 5 Dec 1996

    Tyneside's strong maritime history goes back to the days of the Romans, although in practice its prosperity is based on the coal trade. One hundred years ago, more than 3 million tonnes of coal was exported from the Tyne. It was the foundation of the industrial prosperity of the whole river and Tyneside area. In 1923, 22 million tonnes of coal was shipped from the river, and we now have the...
  • Harbours, Docks, Piers and Ferries 5 Dec 1996

    I shall not detain the House by reading out the long letter from the chamber of commerce, which was a sensible summary of the views of 3,000 firms that trade in the north-east. It was a rational expression of the matters that must be addressed by the Secretary of State. I was about to deal with the matter in my concluding remarks. When the Secretary of State judges the bids, he does not have...
  • Harbours, Docks, Piers and Ferries 5 Dec 1996

    The future funding of the port must be one of the major factors affecting the consideration of the bids. I am sure that the Secretary of State will bear that factor in mind. Investment should be guaranteed. That should be one of the requirements on those who offer bids. I want an active and vibrant river for the future. I hope that a successful bid will emerge, and I do not believe that the...

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Former MP for Tynemouth

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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