Former MP for Eccles
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It has been very interesting to listen to the speech of the hon. Member for St. Helens (Mr. Sexton), but all that he has done has been to point out the evil of the unemployment which already exists. He has failed to realise that unemployment and the distressful conditions in this country ought to be a non-party question. It is not a bit of use going about the country and at street corners...
I merely wanted to show, in connection with the question of unemployment, that the British Broadcasting Corporation, by importing foreign cords, are doing thousands of British workers out of employment. The hon. Member who represents the constituency where a great deal of this work is done has, I think, pointed out that some 5,000 men were working in this industry, but I do not think that...
Does the hon. Gentleman consider it is advisable to grant a loan for machinery to be sent to markets where labour is so cheap?
Former MP for Eccles
Entered the House of Commons on 29 October 1924 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 10 May 1929 — General election
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