Former MP for Chippenham
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I wish to emphasise the plea which has just been made by the right hon. and gallant Member. There is a great deal of doubt about the words which the Financial Secretary wishes to insert and many Members desire to know the exact legal effect of those words. We have not had the opportunity of hearing the advice of any of the Law Officers of the Crown and therefore I hope that the Financial...
19. asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that Mr. A. J. Scott, of 3, Clarence Cottages, The Square, Purton, having made application for the position of postman at Purton, received a communication from the Swindon Employment Exchange asking him to call at 9 a.m. on 12th May; that when Mr. Scott called, in response to the official request, he was informed that the post for which he...
62. asked the President of the Board of Education, whether his attention has been drawn to the decision given by the magistrates at Lowestoft that parents had reasonable cause for not sending their children to certain schools in the borough by reason of the qualifications of teachers employed in such schools; and whether such schools are still in receipt of grants from the Imperial Exchequer?
Former MP for Chippenham
Entered the House of Commons on 15 November 1922 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 9 October 1924 — General election
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