Mr Bernard Weatherill: I am very grateful for the opportunity to speak for the first time on a Motion with which I wholeheartedly agree, and I do so with great humility. I am very conscious of the honour it is to address this House. I represent the constituency of Croydon, North-East. My predecessor here was Vice-Admiral Hughes Hallett, who has I know, many friends on both sides of the House. He is a man who has...
Mr Bernard Weatherill: asked the President of the Board of Trade what action he will take to ensure that the public are protected from the type of sales technique practised by an organisation with a branch in Croydon, details of which have been sent to him by the hon. Member for Croydon, North-East.
Mr Bernard Weatherill: asked the Minister of Power how many horses were employed below ground in the mines throughout the country last year.
Mr Bernard Weatherill: Can my hon. Friend hold out any hope of these animals being replaced by machines?