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Mr Maurice Buck

EDM number 1057 in 1990-91, proposed by Chris Mullin on 02/07/1991.

That this House recalls that the officer in overall charge of the investigation which led to conviction of six innocent men for the Birmingham pub bombings was Assistant Chief Constable Maurice Buck, later Chief Constable of Northampton; also recalls that Mr Buck was present in Queen's Road police station for much of the time that the men were being interrogated and that he saw their condition immediately after interrogation; further recalls that when there was credit to be claimed for this apparently successful investigation Mr Buck was rarely off the nation's television screens; notes that now the Birmingham pub bombings investigation seems a less glorious enterprise, Mr Buck has managed to avoid any association with the case; hopes that any investigation of the Birmingham pub bombings case will not overlook the role of Maurice Buck; and calls on Mr Buck to accept his share of responsibility for the disaster and not to leave less senior officers to carry the can.

This motion has been signed by a total of 44 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Chris Mullin02/07/1991Sunderland SouthProposed
Menzies Campbell02/07/1991Fife North EastSigned
Michael Foot02/07/1991Blaenau GwentSigned
Dawn Primarolo03/07/1991Bristol SouthSigned
Harry Cohen03/07/1991LeytonSigned
Frank Cook03/07/1991Stockton NorthSigned
John Cummings03/07/1991EasingtonSigned
Terry Davis03/07/1991Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie03/07/1991Glasgow, PollokSigned
Norman Godman03/07/1991Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Harry Barnes03/07/1991North East DerbyshireSigned
James Wray03/07/1991Glasgow ProvanSigned
Roy Hughes04/07/1991Newport EastSigned
John Battle04/07/1991Leeds WestSigned
Alan Meale04/07/1991MansfieldSigned
Peter Hardy04/07/1991WentworthSigned
Russell Johnston05/07/1991Inverness, Nairn and LochaberSigned
Jeremy Corbyn05/07/1991Islington NorthSigned
Calum MacDonald08/07/1991Na h-Eileanan an IarSigned
Alice Mahon08/07/1991HalifaxSigned
Bruce Grocott08/07/1991Wrekin, TheSigned
Mike Watson08/07/1991Glasgow CentralSigned
Peter Pike09/07/1991BurnleySigned
Tony Banks09/07/1991Newham North WestSigned
Maria Fyfe09/07/1991Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
William McKelvey09/07/1991Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
Eric Illsley09/07/1991Barnsley CentralSigned
Ernie Ross09/07/1991Dundee WestSigned
Robert Parry09/07/1991Liverpool, RiversideSigned
John McAllion09/07/1991Dundee EastSigned
Keith Bradley10/07/1991Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Dennis Turner10/07/1991Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Audrey Wise10/07/1991PrestonSigned
Bob Cryer11/07/1991Bradford SouthSigned
Jack Thompson11/07/1991WansbeckSigned
Roland Boyes11/07/1991Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Eric Martlew11/07/1991CarlisleSigned
Tommy Graham17/07/1991Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Richard Caborn18/07/1991Sheffield CentralSigned
Jim Cousins18/07/1991Newcastle upon Tyne CentralSigned
Kenneth Eastham18/07/1991Manchester, BlackleySigned
Ken Livingstone14/10/1991Brent EastSigned
David Young16/10/1991Bolton South EastSigned
Doug Hoyle17/10/1991Warrington NorthSigned

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