2 Quotes filtered by John Stonehouse

The opportunity to sleep nine hours a night and really relax has been extremely good for me. I ask you to disabuse yourself of any idea that prison is harmful.

John Stonehouse

Category: Prison

Tags: John Stonehouse, Policy, Prison

Will he review the arrangements for preventing drowning accidents?

John Stonehouse 07/05/1975

Question in the House of Commons

Category: Foot in Mouth

Tags: Foot in Mouth, Humour, John Stonehouse

Random Speech

[On how he felt finding out that details of his son's illness would be published by the Sun] In tears. Your son is now going to be broadcast across the media. Sarah and I were incredibly upset about it. We were thinking about his longterm future. We were thinking about our family. But there's nothing that you can do about it. You're in public life. And this story appears. You don't know how it's appeared. I've not questioned how it's appeared. I've not made any allegations about how it's appeared. I've not made any claims about [how it appeared]. But the fact is it did appear. And it did appear in the Sun newspaper.

Gordon Brown

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