Ref NoWEA/PP/E/188
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleMr Speaker's Engagements, commencing 15 Feb 1988
Name of creatorWeatherill, Bruce Bernard (1920-2007) Baron Weatherill, Speaker of the House of Commons
DateDecember 1987-February 1988
Extent1 folder
DescriptionDiary, 15-21 February 1988. File contents, December 1987 - February 1988. Also includes notes on a meeting with Cranley Onslow, Chairman of the 1922 Committee, largely about the action of the Committee to pre-emp damaging discussion on the Richard Shepherd's Bill in January and their view that the Commons was out of control, 19 February; draft motion of Alan Amos about Emperor Hirohito of Japan, which he was persuaded to withdraw, 17 February; meeting with Shlomo Hillel, Speaker of the Knesset in Israel.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/PP E188 : 0535313
Parliamentary debates
PhysicalDescription1 file (47 docs)
Related PersonShepherd, Richard, Sir, (1942-), Conservative MP for Aldridge Brownhills (1979-2015)
Amos, Alan, (1952-), Conservative MP for Hexham, 1987-1992
Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, (1901-1989), acceeded 1926
Hillel, Shlomo, (1923-), Speaker of Knesset, Israel
Onslow, Cranley, Baron Onslow of Woking, (1926-2001), Conservative MP for Woking (1964-1997), Chairman of the 1922 Committee (1984-1992)
Related OrganisationHouse of Commons
Related PlaceJapan
Press cuttings
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU (
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