1932-, British Statesman
In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme.
Roy Hattersley – [Politicians and Politics]

Morality and expediency coincide more than the cynics allow.
Roy Hattersley – [Morality]

The proposition that Muslims are welcome in Britain if, and only if, they stop behaving like Muslims is a doctrine which is incompatible with the principles that guide a free society.
Roy Hattersley – [Immigration]