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Oral Answers to Questions — Industrial Situation (25 Jul 1972)

Mr Jeremy Thorpe: If I thought that I would not be out of order, I should in a friendly way refer to the hon. Gentleman as being like the grocer's cat—all piss and wind. The second factor—but it may be denied by the Opposition Front Bench—is that the only people who interpret and enforce the laws are the judges, the judiciary, and the moment the Executive starts to interefere with the judiciary one of...

PARLIAMENT (No. 2) BILL (12 Feb 1969)

Mr Eric Lubbock: Having sat here from 10 o'clock and listened to what has been said since—[HON. MEMBERS: "Half-past three."] I deliberately did not come in from 3.30 till 10 o'clock, because I cannot imagine how an assembly which is meant to represent the nation can spend so long dealing with such a trivial issue. [HON. MEMBERS: "Nonsense."] If the speeches to which I have listened since 10 o'clock have...

Orders of the Day — Crofters (Scotland) Bill (27 Jan 1955)

Mr Thomas Fraser: If the Secretary of State would ask the Joint Under-Secretary to tell us, in his winding-up speech, what part of the £250 million he estimates is the sum which the crofters get, we will add that to the £180,000 and see what it looks like against all the subsidies going to agriculture generally. In any event, this £180,000 is not money to be used exclusively for the benefit of agriculture....

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