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Mr George Barker

Former MP for Abertillery

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Supply.: Army (Ordnance Factories), 1929. 8 May 1929

    I should be the last to find fault with the way in which the Minister has performed his duties. I know from experience that, he has the greatest sympathy with the ex-service men and their dependants. I wish to draw the attention of the House, however, to the operation of the seven years' limit. This rule was introduced in 1921 just three years after the War, and I submit that it was made...
  • Orders of the Day — Supply.: Army (Ordnance Factories), 1929. 8 May 1929

    I understood that the Minister said this afternoon that £1,000,000 would be saved in respect of these children on their attaining the age of 15 years.
  • Orders of the Day — Supply.: Army (Ordnance Factories), 1929. 8 May 1929

    I am very glad to hear it and I am obliged to the right hon. and gallant Gentleman for his correction. In conclusion I have only to repeat that the Department has been administered with great humanity, but the seven years limit is protested against by ex-service men throughout the length and breadth of the country and I hope that the Minister will consider these cases on their own merits and...

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Former MP for Abertillery

Entered the House of Commons on 21 December 1920 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 10 May 1929 — General election

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