Mr Robert Cooke

Former MP for Bristol West

Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Public Lending Right Bill: Establishment of Public Lending Right 30 Jan 1979

    I do not want to keep the House long, but common justice demands that at least serious further consideration should be given to finding a way better to reward serious literary work. That is really what my hon. Friends are on about—better reward for really serious, long, arduous literary work. We would all agree that the Bill is not absolutely perfect in this respect. I hope that this...
  • Orders of the Day — Public Lending Right Bill: The Register 30 Jan 1979

    The House will be grateful for the Minister's undertaking. My hon. Friend the Member for Chelmsford (Mr. St. John-Stevas) and myself take the view that this matter requires further consideration. One must have sanctions against those who might perpetrate a fraud against any piece of legislation, but compelling arguments have been deployed by a number of hon. Members on both sides of the...
  • Orders of the Day — Public Lending Right Bill: Annual Report 24 Jan 1979

    It is not only Opposition Members, but Government supporters, who have strong views about the Bill and who have indicated their intention of coming into the Chamber later this evening. I suggest that, on reflection, the Minister might think that it would have been better had he not made some of his recent comments. We all recognise that this is an important Bill, that a decision has been made...

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Former MP for Bristol West

Entered the House of Commons on 7 March 1957 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 7 April 1979 — General election

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