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Sir Peter Tapsell

I was very sad to learn of the death of Sir Peter Tapsell. I had known him for over fifty years, ever since I corresponded with him when I was a young schoolboy and he was selected as parliamentary candidate … Continue reading

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I am not Sir Peter….

It has been a hectic day, as hectic as yesterday.  This evening I attended the latest lecture in the series of Speaker’s lectures on Parliament and Government, this one given by Sir Malcolm Rifkind.  It was, as one would expect, … Continue reading

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An audience with Sir Peter

On Tuesday evening, I attended the second in the series of Speaker’s Lectures on great parliamentarians.  It was given by the Father of the House of Commons, Sir Peter Tapsell, MP for Louth and Horncastle, on F. E. Smith (later … Continue reading

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