Former MP for Bolton
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asked the Minister of Labour whether he will take into consideration a gratuity being given to the boys directed to work in mines, in view of the fact that had they not been so directed they would have served in His Majesty's Forces and so would have become eligible for the Forces gratuity.
How soon will the right hon. Gentleman be able to make a statement?
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that many parents have heard no news of their sons who were taken prisoner when Singapore fell; and whether he has been able to obtain any detailed information from the men rescued from a torpedoed Japanese ship who have arrived in this country which could allay the anxiety which is being felt by the relatives of the prisoners of war in...
Former MP for Bolton
Entered the House of Commons on 15 November 1922 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 15 June 1945 — General election
Also represented Finchley; Reading
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