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Former Cabinet Ministers (Interests)

Volume 175: debated on Tuesday 3 July 1990

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Mr. David Winnick accordingly presented a Bill to prohibit former Cabinet Ministers, within a period of five years after leaving office, from accepting any employment with or payment from a company which was privatised while they were members of the Cabinet, or which had a commercial or contractual relationship with a Department of State for which or in which they had Ministerial responsibility: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 20 July and to be printed. [Bill 176.]

I know it is nearly the start of the summer holidays, but we should contain ourselves until the end of the month.