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Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill (23 Jul 2007)

Baroness Neuberger: I support very strongly the words of the noble Earl, Lord Howe. Since I think that we agree on everything, I just want to add a little more weight to what he has said. Perhaps it is good for the Minister to hear that, across the Cross Benches, the Conservative Benches, the Lib Dem Benches and some of the Labour Benches, we are united in some of our concerns about this part of the Bill. When...

Orders of the Day — Data Protection Bill (30 Jan 1984)

Mr Robert Maclennan: The right hon. Gentleman says that we should vote against it. Although I consider that that is an important issue, it is more important to seek to protect international flows of information and the citizen whose privacy is at risk through the storage of information without any redress. The Bill is capable of being improved in Committee to which I hope it will shortly go, and we ought to...

Income Tax (Offices and Employments): Clause 6. — (Discharge of outstanding tax for years before 1943–44 in certain cases.) (17 Feb 1944)

Mr Quintin Hogg: The hon. Member's massive architecture, though useful, may sometimes be a trifle cumbrous if used as an offensive weapon. The first contention is that if you do it for the rest of the country it is only right to do it for these people. The second contention is that when the temporary civil servant entered Government service and had to undergo—unjustly, I think, it must now be...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (24 Jun 1942)

Sir Kenneth Pickthorn: I wish to ask a question of my right hon. Friend, and I hope he will acquit me of discourtesy if I am not here when he answers it. I hope to be, but I am at the mercy of a telephone message. The other day at Question Time we had explained to us the appointment of Lord Swinton. I wish to say nothing in any way critical of Lord Swinton or of the appointment. From all that I know and guess of...

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