General Election (Polling Date)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 31st May 1945.

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Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Epping 12:00 am, 31st May 1945

Nelson and Colne is a difficult case, I know, and there may be some very hard cases which are left over and which it may not be possible to deal with satisfactorily. We shall have to fall back on the maxim that hard cases do not make good law, but, none the less, the Home Secretary is looking into this matter, and if it is humanly possible to meet the difficulty it will be met.