Former MP, Chippenham
I beg to move, "That the Clause be read a Second time." I do not intend to repeat the speech I made on the Second Reading of this Bill, advocating in some detail the various points in this new Clause. All I would like to say is that I think it gives the Government an opportunity of implementing their acknowledged policy in regard to the question of married women. Subsection (1), if I may...
South Africa has never accepted the Convention, and I think Southern Ireland also takes an entirely independent view.
I support very heartily what the hon. Member for Nelson and Colne (Mr. Silverman) has said. I, like others, welcome what is in the Bill. A few crumbs are, I suppose, better than nothing at all, but the Minister was wise when he said that these few crumbs would probably whet the appetites of those who have been interested in this problem for some time. I have read the Debate on this subject in...
Former MP for Chippenham
Entered the House of Commons on 29 October 1924 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 4 July 1943 — Died
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