Mr Garry Allighan

Former MP for Gravesend

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

The option of online voting was removed, and a number of MPs may have been unable to vote because they were not physically able to attend.

10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Committee of Privileges Report: Cases of Mr. Allig han and Mr. Walkden 30 Oct 1947

    rose in his place and said: Mr. Speaker, Sir,—In the first place, I desire to express to the House, through you, my grateful appreciation of their consideration in agreeing to the Lord President's proposal before the Recess to postpone this Debate until I was able to be present and make this statement. It is now some seven months since the offending article, which was the subject referred...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Personal Cases 20 May 1947

    asked the Secretary of State for War if he is aware that 2601138 Lance-Corporal R. M. Smith, No. r Company, War Office Wireless Section, and 2372768 Signalman E. R. Simmonds, Royal Signals, about whom the hon. Member for Gravesend wrote to him on 11th and 24th April, are being retained under the age and service Group 64, while Lance-Corporal Pollard and Signalman Pope, age and service Group...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Personal Cases 20 May 1947

    Is my right hon. Friend aware that these men were drafted on call-up to the War Office for service with Military Intelligence, and that their service in that capacity was not reckoned for their age and service grouping, but that at least two of their comrades, who were in exactly the same circumstances. did have their service so reckoned?

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Former MP for Gravesend

Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 October 1947 — unknown

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