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Orders of the Day — Surcharge and Disqualification of Councillors (Abolition) Bill (14 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: Does my hon. Friend agree that one needs go back only a few years to see cases—Tameside, Congreve and Laker Airways are examples—in which a Labour Government committed a series of unlawful acts?

Orders of the Day — Surcharge and Disqualification of Councillors (Abolition) Bill (14 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

Opposition Day: Felixstowe Dock and Railway Bill (Committee) (12 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: The hon. Member does not like democracy.

Opposition Day: Felixstowe Dock and Railway Bill (Committee) (12 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: Would my hon. Friend not agree that it was open to the hon. Lady to have sought an excuse to withdraw from the Committee? Would it not be right for the hon. Lady to tell the House whether she did seek to be excused? Did the other members who were asked whether they would attend that Committee but refused do so as prescribed under Standing Order No. 117?

Opposition Day: Felixstowe Dock and Railway Bill (Committee) (12 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: Does my hon. Friend agree that it is not so much a question of the Labour party not being enthusiastic about serving on the Committee, as that the Labour party is deliberately ensuring that no one serves on the Committee? Furthermore, the Labour party's actions in this matter are similar to those that it is employing in other parts of the country and in relation to the debate on Friday, the...

Opposition Day: Felixstowe Dock and Railway Bill (Committee) (12 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: Will the hon. Gentleman give way on that point?

Opposition Day: Felixstowe Dock and Railway Bill (Committee) (12 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: Regarding the point of my hon. Friend the Member for Bury St. Edmunds (Sir E. Griffiths), are not hon. Members incurring unreasonable cost for the petitioners by refusing to participate in the proceedings? Is not that a reason why they should resume their responsibilities? Why is it that the other hon. Members who have been nominated to the Committee have refused to take part in the...

Opposition Day: Felixstowe Dock and Railway Bill (Committee) (12 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: Does the hon. Gentleman agree that there are many occasions when our procedures are designed precisely to protect petitioners, and that many Opposition Members similarly wish to protect petitioners from time to time? It is because of the right of petition to this House, and the redress of grievance and the rest, that we have these procedures. They are precisely to protect those very people,...

Opposition Day: Felixstowe Dock and Railway Bill (Committee) (12 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: Will the hon. Member give way?

Orders of the Day — Crown Immunity Bill (7 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Aldridge-Brownhills (Mr. Shepherd) on introducing the Bill. I also congratulate my right hon. Friends the Secretary of State and the Minister for Health for accepting the principles of the Bill, which recognise the need to accept that the king can do no wrong, but only most of the time. The highest standards are needed for patients in hospitals....

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Agricultural Land (6 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if, in the light of current overproduction, he will take steps to revise the current guidelines for the release, where appropriate, of some agricultural land for other purposes.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Agricultural Land (6 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: I must express some disappointment with that answer. Will my hon. Friend tell me whether the 1976 guidelines are under consideration, whether she is having discussions with the Department of the Environment on this issue, and whether sufficient priority is being given to the problems of small businesses in rural areas and the extent to which it will be possible to improve the guidelines in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Westland plc (3 Feb 1986)

Bill Cash: Does my right hon. and learned Friend agree that the Opposition are following a line of disreputable questioning? Are they not pleading confidentiality when it suites them, while taking the opposite view when that suits them?

Foreign Affairs Council (30 Jan 1986)

Bill Cash: Will my hon. Friend note that in article 6 of the text that has been presented to the House the expression "European Assembly" will be changed, by treaty, to "European Parliament" for the first time, and that the words in co-operation with the European Parliament are used rather than the present words after consulting the European Assembly". What will the words in co-operation with the...

Business of the House (30 Jan 1986)

Bill Cash: Will my right hon. Friend confirm my recollection about the appearance or non-appearance of certain officials before the Select Committee on Defence? Can my right hon. Friend confirm that, irrespective of whether or not the officials appear, they cannot under the conventions and practice of the House, as established by the Liaison Committee and by other statements that have been made, be...


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