Results 61–64 of 64 for speaker:Mr Hugh McCartney

Orders of the Day — Upper Clyde Shipbuilders (15 Jun 1971)

Mr Hugh McCartney: It might be ridiculous to the hon. Gentleman, but that is the Government's frame of mind and, therefore, it is a distinct possibility. The Conservative benches do not seem to understand what is happening. I believe that we are entering a situation similar to that in the 1930s. Certainly no workers on Clydeside are complacent about what happened in those days. They remember the hunger...

Upper Clyde Shipbuilders (14 Jun 1971)

Mr Hugh McCartney: I realise that the Secretary of State faces serious hazards on this question in view of his "lame duck" speech some time ago. Would he clearly indicate to the House that the Government will work conscientiously to ensure the well-being of the people involved? It is not just a question of 7,500 or 30,000 people; there are something like 120,000 human beings affected by this disaster on...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act, 1970 (24 Feb 1971)

Mr Hugh McCartney: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent instructions he has given to local authorities with regard to the implementation of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act, 1970.

Orders of the Day — Industrial Relations Bill (14 Dec 1970)

Mr Hugh McCartney: Like the hon. Member for Birmingham, Yardley (Mr. Coombs), I rise to make my maiden speech, but I should like to assure the hon. Gentleman that I am not one of the virgins to whom he referred during his remarks. Nor am I inexperienced in industrial relations, having been responsible for 25 years for negotiations at all levels, from plant to national level. I should first like to make some...

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