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Business of the House: Open-cast Coal Sites (Restoration) (29 Jan 2015)

Alan Beith: of Lord Ridley, which features a large figure of a lady from the former Northumberlandia park, has had 100,000 visitors. I suppose that is one way of making a success of restoration. Around Widdington and Widdington station in my constituency, people have lived with open-cast for 40 years, and it looks like they will be doing so well into the future. Permission already exists for...

Orders of the Day — Local Government Bill: Prohibition of Political Publicity (22 Jan 1986)

Alan Beith: ...that that might affect the political support for the party that forms the Government. 6.15 pm Another parish council may complain about the reduction in railway services from Chathill or Widdington, or some other station in my constituency. It may be regarded by a reasonable person as casting doubt on the commitment of the Government of the day to our railway system, which other people...

Orders of the Day — Supply: Northern Region (15 Apr 1981)

Mr George Grant: ...of coal a year. I mention that because collieries have been closed all along the Northumberland coast. The villages that are left have no employment to replace coal mining. Those villages include Widdington, Broomhill, Hadstone, Chevington and Amble. About 50 per cent. of the population are affected by redundancy, early retirement, social security provisions, as well as unemployment. The...

Orders of the Day — Films Bill (25 Apr 1980)

Mr Clinton Davis: ...of a characteristically British cinema. Today our film industry, perhaps more than that of any other country in the EEC, is largely in the thraldom of the United States film industry. Richard Widdington, the distinguished critic, once said that It is the business of Hollywood to shape the truth into box office contours. That was a profound observation. It has unquestionably had a...

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