Mr Henry Croft

Former MP for Bournemouth

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Mr Henry Croft is a former MP for Bournemouth.

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Former MP for Bournemouth

Entered the House of Commons on 15 January 1910 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 28 May 1940 — unknown

Also represented Christchurch

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Enemy Parachute Troops. 13 May 1940

    Is my right hon. Friend aware that, throughout the country, in the quieter areas, are large numbers of firemen who are ex-service men and who will be very willing—from what I have understood in the last four or five days—that various sections of them should be armed and organised for this purpose?
  • Orders of the Day — Conduct of the War. 7 May 1940

    Any Member who rises to take part in this Debate must feel a sense of responsibility, but I can assure my colleagues of the House of Commons that I do not speak with any complacency, because it seems to me that on a subject such as we are discussing neither partial affection for friends at the head of affairs, however distinguished, nor consistent animosities, on one side or the other, should...
  • Orders of the Day — Conduct of the War. 7 May 1940

    I think that the right hon. Gentleman will find that when you have built up an Army so speedily as ours was built up, and when you have had to send forces to all parts of the world, and especially to main strategic centres such as the Maginot Line, you cannot choose separate forces for various possible expeditions, consisting of men of various ages. I point that out only because I think it...

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