Results 1–20 of 2596 for speaker:Mr Greville Janner

Prayers: Middle East Security (19 Mar 1997)

Mr Greville Janner: I am grateful to the hon. Member for Southport (Mr. Banks) for initiating the debate. I intended to intervene in his speech but could not find anything much with which to disagree. It was the first time that he has spoken in the House and I have agreed with him. I thank him for that, and thank you, Mr. Deputy Speaker, for allowing me to say a few final words. My first words in the House were...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Israel (12 Mar 1997)

Mr Greville Janner: In view of the Government's unparalleled recent experience of the matter, will the Minister proffer to Prime Minister Netanyahu some advice on how to control an unruly Cabinet without making unreasonable concessions to members of that Cabinet?

Oral Answers to Questions — Lord Chancellor's Department: Legal Aid (Industrial Tribunals) (3 Mar 1997)

Mr Greville Janner: Has the Minister considered what steps he could take to provide aid, legal or otherwise, for himself and his colleagues when they consider themselves unfairly dismissed by an ungrateful but fairly discerning electorate?

Local Government Services (Leicester) (20 Feb 1997)

Mr Greville Janner: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Leicester, South (Mr. Marshall) on raising this matter in the House, and thank him for giving me—with his typical courtesy and kindness, which I have enjoyed for so many years—a little time in which to speak. This is likely to be my last speech in the House, after some 27 years of service. It is right that my last speech should be, as the...

Business of the House (13 Feb 1997)

Mr Greville Janner: Did the right hon. Gentleman hear the Prime Minister saying today that there was not a shred of evidence that the unemployment figures were fiddled? Will he refer to early-day motion 525, which has been signed by more than 50 Opposition Members? [That this House draws attention to the Government's fraudulent unemployment figures which ignore the latest Labour force Survey which shows...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (13 Feb 1997)

Mr Greville Janner: Four million unemployed.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (4 Feb 1997)

Mr Greville Janner: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 4 February. [12532]

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (4 Feb 1997)

Mr Greville Janner: Has the Prime Minister seen the findings of the Employment Policy Institute, which show that some 4 million people in this country are seeking work? In those circumstances, will he use his speech in Brussels tonight to explain to our European partners why the Government's so-called unemployment figures are rigged, inaccurate and deliberately misleading, and that the only people in this...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Accounts Commission: National Audit Office (Staff) (27 Jan 1997)

Mr Greville Janner: Has the commission complied with the recommendations of the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Commission for Racial Equality to carry out proper sex and ethnic monitoring? If so, what are the results?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Middle East Peace Process (15 Jan 1997)

Mr Greville Janner: I welcome the agreement fully. Does the Foreign Secretary agree that Israel is a turbulent democracy and that one of the problems with all democracies, including our own, is that all too often they elect bad Governments for whom we did not vote?

Business of the House (28 Nov 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: May we have a debate on the sad and shameful decision of the Swiss Council of States to water down the decree that was unanimously passed by its National Council to ascertain the truth about Nazi gold in that country? Is the Leader of the House aware that that is contrary to assurances that were given to the right hon. Member for Wirral, West (Mr. Hunt) and myself by the distinguished Swiss...

Petition: Holocaust Victims (Compensation) (12 Nov 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: How long?

Petition: Holocaust Victims (Compensation) (12 Nov 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: Will the Minister assure the House that, when he says that the Government will consider the moral and legal implications before allowing a residue to be distributed, he means that they will not undertake a distribution until they have investigated where the residue came from? Please.

Petition: Holocaust Victims (Compensation) (12 Nov 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: I thank the hon. Member for Hendon, South (Mr. Marshall), who is my local Member of Parliament, my pair and my friend, for many personal kindnesses in rough times and for securing the debate. On Monday, I will travel to Switzerland with the right hon. Member for Wirral, West (Mr. Hunt) at the invitation of the Swiss Foreign Minister to discuss with him and others many of the matters that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (12 Nov 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 12 November. [1726]

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (12 Nov 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: Why is the Prime Minister so determined that people who work in this country should have no statutory minimum holiday rights, while also having no statutory maximum working hours, meaning that they can be forced to work more than 48 hours a week contrary to their wishes? Is not that an unjust, unreasonable and typically Tory policy, going against even their own alleged policy of supporting...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (7 Nov 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the Government have rejected the recommendation of the Employment Committee that, in the unemployment statistics, the Government should include details of the 12 categories excluded from those figures? In those circumstances, does he recognise that the true number of unemployed is not just over 2 million, but nearer 4 million, and that the Government's...

Business of the House (31 Oct 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: Will the right hon. Gentleman find time for an urgent debate on the work of the tripartite gold commission? After it has handed out money and gold to the Albanians, the commission will be left with a residue, much of which should go to individuals—Jewish and non-Jewish—who suffered from Nazism. Will he ensure, as far as he can, that Her Majesty's Government will not agree to any...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Rented Housing (15 Oct 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the current availability of houses for rent. [38361]

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Rented Housing (15 Oct 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: Does the Minister admit that, since the Conservative party came to power, the number of rented homes in Britain has dropped by more than a million? In his view, does "opportunity for all" include the right of less well-off people to rent decent homes that they can afford, or is it simply the right for people to be homeless during the last cold winter of Tory rule?


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