Results 61–65 of 65 for speaker:Mr John Forrester

Prayers: Slum Clearance (Compensation) (9 Dec 1966)

Mr John Forrester: This argument can continue afterwards. I was referring to the Act brought in by the last Government. I am sure that both the hon. Member and my hon. Friend are right in their separate ways. The point is whether enough Government compensation is being given to people turned out of their houses who often do not wish to be turned out. They are then faced with the problem of setting up new homes...

Petition: National Insurance Acts 1946 and 1948 (Amendment) Bill (2 Dec 1966)

Mr John Forrester: Very often, hon. Members who are experts in the subject listen to a debate on a long and complicated Bill. The layman sitting in the House wonders how he and the general public can benefit by the subject being debated. My hon. Friend the Member for Merthyr Tydvil (Mr. S. O. Davies) has devised a short and very simple Bill, but one which, nevertheless, is of vital importance to thousands of...

House of Commons Proceedings (Broadcasting) (24 Nov 1966)

Mr John Forrester: I oppose this Motion, because I believe that the desire to install television cameras permanently in the Chamber is based on a number of false assumptions. The first is the implied one that this is a step on the road to modernisation. This is quite wrong. To embrace the "magic box" is not to step right out of the nineteenth century into the middle of the twentieth. In the short time that they...

Ballot for Notices of Motions: Slum Clearance (Compensation) (23 Nov 1966)

Mr John Forrester: I beg to give notice that on Friday, 9th December, I shall call attention to slum clearance compensation, and move a Resolution.

Orders of the Day — Housing and Building Policies (19 May 1966)

Mr John Forrester: I am extremely grateful to you, Mr. Speaker, for giving me the opportunity of addressing the House for the first time. I crave the indulgence of hon. Members on this occasion. I will endeavour to earn the gratitude of the House by being brief and please my hon. Friends by promising not to mention even once the Selective Employment Tax. I have the honour to represent Stoke-on-Trent, North....

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