Commander Robert Bower

Former MP for Cleveland

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Commander Robert Bower is a former MP for Cleveland.

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Former MP for Cleveland

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

Left the House of Commons on 15 June 1945 — General election

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Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Naval Personnel (Communications to Members of Parliament) 29 Mar 1945

    The matter we are discussing this afternoon is one of the greatest importance for the principal reason that we are not now dealing with small professional Forces of the Crown, but with a citizen Army, Navy and Air Force. Also, I think there is a lack of co-ordination between the three Services in this particular respect. I say that from my own experience. In addition to serving in the Navy, I...
  • Bill Presented: Naval Personnel (Communications to Members of Parliament) 29 Mar 1945

    I have had as much experience of the usual channels of the Services as anybody in the House and, on the whole, I think they work extraordinarily well. I think the system of discipline, of law, and of justice in the Services is unmatched, even in the civil sphere. But things sometimes go wrong, and I suggest that when things do go wrong, and the usual channels do not function quite as they...
  • Emergency Powers (Defence) (Holidays) 14 Mar 1945

    I hope I shall not embarrass the representative of Northern Ireland if I, as a native of Eire, holding very different views from his, say now that I agree with almost everything that he has said. After all, Good Friday is the most sacred day in the Christian calendar, and that should be considered by all of us who call ourselves a Christian nation. The children especially should be...

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