Former Labour Peer
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce the number of suicides of children in prisons.
The actual task is down to the mothers. The mothers should really not take the children to prisons; that is the task.
Former Labour Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 27 June 2001
Previously MP for Ashton-under-Lyne until 14 May 2001 — General election
Left the House of Lords on 18 May 2015 — retired
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Ashton-under-Lyne, 1964-2001. Minister of State, Civil Service Department, 1974; Minister of State, HM Treasury, 1974-75; Financial Secretary to the Treasury, 1975-79; Opposition spokesman on Treasury matters, 1981-83. Chairman, Standards and Privileges Committee, 1997-2001; Liaison Committee, 1997-2001. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 15 October 1964 — General election
Also represented Ashton-under-Lyne
Last updated: 14 May 2001.
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