Lieut-Colonel Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

Former MP for Bury St Edmunds

Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Agriculture Bill: Clause 37. — (Liability for repair, maintenance and insurance of fixed equipment.) 4 Aug 1947

    I hope the Minister will reconsider this, as I think he is going to make it extremely difficult for landlord and tenant to trust one another. All they need do is to draw up a lease, and then say, "It does not matter." The signature will mean absolutely nothing. A tenant does not go into the business of obtaining a farm with his eyes shut. He is not an infant. He goes into a lease pretty...
  • Orders of the Day — Regular Army 30 Jul 1947

    Like my hon. and learned Friend the Member for Wirral (Mr. Selwyn Lloyd) I think we are all very worried about the present position and the future. As he said, the question of possible reduction is not one to be discussed now, but I think it is a point on which the Minister should say what is in the mind of the Government. Nothing does the Regular Army, or any of the Services, more harm than...
  • Orders of the Day — Agriculture Bill: Clause 95. — (Prevention of damage by pests.) 5 Jun 1947

    I want very strongly to support the suggestion that the Government should look at this again, because I think it is far more cruel, and far more inhuman, than anything to do with steel traps. When you get poison laid about anywhere in the country, you are going to have a most enormous destruction of cats and dogs. Families cannot, keep their cats indoors, and they will be out, and will be...

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