Colonel James Baldwin-Webb

Former MP for The Wrekin

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Conduct of the War. 7 May 1940

    Is my right hon. Friend aware that the Territorials that were sent to Norway had been formed from a division previously disbanded, and only recently reformed?
  • Orders of the Day — Economic Warfare. 18 Mar 1940

    The question that I wish to raise concerns our trade arrangements with neutral countries, which in my opinion are not compatible with an effective blockade. The disclosure of the existence of a number of loopholes in the blockade came as a shock to most of us, especially after the statement made by the Minister of Economic Warfare on 17th January, in which he sought to assure the House that...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Economic Warfare.: Trade Agreements (Re-Exports to Germany). 5 Mar 1940

    asked the Minister of Economic Warfare (1) whether he is in a position to assure the House that none of the agreements concluded with neutral Governments authorise the latter to import from overseas for the purpose of re-exporting to Germany; (2) whether the recently concluded Anglo-Belgian Trade Agreement authorises Belgium to re-export to Germany to the limit of her pre-war re-exports to...

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Former MP for The Wrekin

Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1931 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 17 September 1940 — Died

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