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Bills Presented: Explosives (Age of Purchase, &C.) (17 Dec 1975)

.... Ivor Clemitson, Mr. John Ovenden, Mr. Richard Wainwright, Miss Janet Fookes, and Mr. Giles Shaw, presented a Bill to restrict further the sale to young persons of explosive substances, including fireworks, and to increase the penalties provided by sections 31 and 80 of the Explosives Act 1875: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 6th...

Orders of the Day — European Communities (Developments) (3 Dec 1975)

Mr Hugh Dykes: ...the able chairmanship of my hon. Friend the Member for Folkestone and Hythe (Mr. Costain). It considered an esoteric—indeed, incomprehensible—subject, so it was a very calm Committee with no fireworks and no trouble. But I do not think that that Committee will continue to be trouble-free for long, unless the Government reconsider the importance of what was pressed on them from both...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Aerosol Paint Sprays (Vandalism) (10 Jul 1974)

Hon. Thomas Galbraith: ...not suggesting that their sale should be restricted outright. Would it not be possible to impose restrictions on sales to young people, in the same way as restrictions are imposed on buying drink, fireworks and similar goods?

Orders of the Day — Pensions (1 Jul 1974)

Mrs Barbara Castle: All right. Hon. Gentlemen want a few fireworks to make them feel better. That is fine, but they cannot alter the practical, administrative and constitutional position. Their gesture would be meaningless. Regulations have to be made and administrative preparations have to be completed. Employers have to be given time to make their arrangements again. Incidentally there would be absolutely no...

Debate on the Address (30 Oct 1973)

Mr Laurie Pavitt: In the perpetual firework display that this House provides for the country, in a Session which will inevitably have its damp squibs, the opening of Parliament and the Gracious Speech give us the opportunity for a few set pieces which over the years have inclined to cover a wide range and among which, of course, we expect a few explosions from the Front Benches. In the Prime Minister's...

Bill Presented: Foreign Affairs (27 Jun 1973)

Mr Christopher Woodhouse: ...were tried and convicted of sedition and whose convictions were subsequently quashed, partly on his evidence. His nominal offence, for which he is now in prison, was to let off a number of homemade fireworks, not bombs—what our children on 5th November called "bangers"—by way of demonstration on the arrival of Vice-President Agnew in Athens last year. They did no damage and caused no...

Orders of the Day — Legal Aid (29 Nov 1972)

Mr Arthur Lewis: ...increases will operate. I cite one of hundreds of cases. A policeman known to have a good record had a son, who had never been in trouble previously, who was charged with an offence concerning fireworks. He was found innocent. The policeman could get no legal aid. He was landed with costs of about £300, which he could ill afford. Not so long ago, however, a man named Sewell murdered a...

Pensioners and Family Income Supplement Payments Bill (20 Nov 1972)

Mr William Worsley: ...awards in recent months have been in that category. If we seek to pay ourselves more than we earn, we inflate the currency and in doing that we attack first of all the pensioner. In spite of the fireworks across the Chamber, I do not think that we are in dispute about that. I think we all accept that inflation hits the pensioner. The hon. Member for Rotherham called this a stopgap...

Orders of the Day — Hare Coursing (Abolition) Bill (4 Feb 1972)

Mr William Price: ...like that. We were threatened with a wide range of atrocities, having been recognised, and during that we said nothing. In due course an argument did break out. We were accused having thrown fireworks at the dogs, or, at least, of being associated with people who had. It is right to say that earlier in the morning and quite unknown to us two members of a hunt sabateur's association had...

Greater London Council (Money) Bill (1 Jul 1971)

Mr Kenneth Baker: ...election. The electors of Hackney are so satisfied with the hon. Gentleman that they may decide not to readopt him at the next election. I will resist the temptation to indulge in these political fireworks and concentrate on the Bill. The Bill also allows for a continual capital expenditure for Thamesmead. The hon. Member for Erith and Crayford (Mr. Wellbeloved) has informed me that he...

Orders of the Day — Highways Bill (8 Dec 1970)

Mr Graham Page: ..., the launching pad for a rocket of reform of highway law. In fact, one must now admit that in the decade which has followed there has been no such blast-off. There had been a few small but useful fireworks, in particular those ignited by Members in Private Members' Bills. Sir William Aitken, then the hon. Member for Bury St. Edmunds, promoted and piloted through the House the Bill which...

Orders of the Day — Public Expenditure and Taxation (5 Nov 1970)

Mr Harold Wilson: ...House will always be ready to give him a generous hearing on that subject. A housewife in my constituency told me only this week that the price of "Jumping Jacks"—that is a brand of shoes, not fireworks—has not been reduced. I have no doubt that this question is already before the multidiscipinary Central Capability Unit. If the right hon. Gentleman's experience is different from that...

Orders of the Day — Coal Industry (29 Oct 1970)

Patrick Cormack: ...were all vastly entertained by his rhetoric, I do not think that with his speech this afternoon he served those whom he calls his friends very well. It was not a responsible speech. It was full of fireworks. There was plenty of fire, but whether there was any fuel is another matter. It was not the constructive contribution of a leader of his party, which he now purports to be. I wish to...


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