Tag Archives: sir alan beith mp

Sir Alan Beith’s final speech to the House of Commons

Alan Beith

Yesterday a valedictory debate for retiring members took place in the House of Commons. Members whose service totalled several hundred years bade farewell to the Commons. Three of them were Liberal Democrats and we’ll be publishing their speeches in full. Today we have Sir Alan Beith, elected in a by-election in 1973 and who faced two defences of his seat in the first year. You can read the whole debate, with speeches from long-standing and distinguished MPs such as Gordon Brown, Joan Ruddock, Sir George Young and Elfyn Llwyd, here.

Posted in News and Parliament | Also tagged | 6 Comments
Advert



Recent Comments

  • matt
    Oop should have been @Marco not @Glenn...
  • Colin Brown
    I wonder if we'd be better served by using the concept of fairness rather than equality? We cannot be equal. We can aspire to being fair....
  • Andrew
    Thanks for this interesting collection of views. There is one other voice that it would be interesting to hear, that of the haudenosaunee confederacy. Maybe tha...
  • matt
    @Glenn Look at the dates for those figures, these were done back in April 2020 at the start of the pandemic for these countries. A German town used in part o...
  • Steve Trevethan
    Might your excellent efforts and enterprise be aided by the substitution of the word "Equity" for the word "Equality"? read://https_www.mentalfloss.com/?url=ht...
Thu 11th Mar 2021