Results 2001–2004 of 2004 for speaker:Mr Nigel Fisher

Falkland Islands (Shackleton Report) (22 Dec 1982)

Mr Nigel Fisher: I hope that the hon. Member for South Ayrshire (Mr. Foulkes) will forgive me for not following the points he has made, because I want to be very brief. I know that many hon. Members on both sides of the House wish to take part in the debate, which started very late this afternoon. The updated Shackleton report is so thorough and so comprehensive in its scope that any attempt to cover all or...

Falkland Islands (Franks Report) (25 Jan 1983)

Mr Nigel Fisher: The hon. Member for Sheffield, Heeley (Mr. Hooley) was probably right in saying that successive British Governments gave Argentina the impression that we would not defend the Falkland Islands if and when it came to the crunch. We tried to string them along, and succeeded for a long time, but eventually the Argentine junta lost patience with our delaying tactics and chanced its arm with the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Election Deposits (31 Mar 1983)

Mr Nigel Fisher: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received about the present level of deposit required for parliamentary candidates.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Election Deposits (31 Mar 1983)

Mr Nigel Fisher: Will my right hon. Friend bear in mind that the £150 deposit was introduced as long ago as 1918 to discourage frivolous candidatures and that after Bermondsey, with 16 candidates, and Darlington, with eight, clearly it is no longer any sort of deterrent? Will my right hon. Friend consider raising the deposit to, say, £2,000, which today is roughly the equivalent of what £150 was in 1918?


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