The Backbenches since 1999

 

Following Frank’s return to the backbenches he was generally supportive of the government but was heavily involved in opposing the raising of student fees to £3000, the establishment of foundation hospitals, the franchising out of NHS clinical services, the extending of the period of detention without charge to 90 days and the invasion of Iraq.

Frank with the late Robin Cook on the day of his resignation speech

Frank congratulates the late Robin Cook on his resignation speech

 

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