Mr Hugh Dalton

Former MP for Bishop Auckland

Recent appearances

  • Budget Proposals and Economic Situation 13 Apr 1959

    This is a question of arithmetic, is it not'? The Treasury is clever enough, if so instructed by Treasury Ministers, to work out a plan for reducing the standard rate, but not creating anything like the tremendous disparity shown in the White Paper. What I did in the Budget that has been referred to was to put up Surtax on the larger incomes, which counteracted, to a large extent, what they...
  • Orders of the Day — Budget Proposals and Economic Situation 8 Apr 1959

    The Paymaster-General, as we always expect, showed great intellectual ingenuity in defending proposals which had been subject to severe criticism by my right hon. Friend the Member for Huyton (Mr. H. Wilson), to some points of which the right hon. Gentleman turned a blind eye. It was amusing, and I enjoyed the deviation towards the end of the right hon. Gentleman's speech in discussing not...
  • Orders of the Day — Budget Proposals and Economic Situation 8 Apr 1959

    That is an interesting general answer, and I should be very grateful if later on the Chancellor could give us an exact figure, because I should find it very interesting. I do not think the Chancellor must expect that people will go on drinking his health wherever beer is consumed for very long. I think he should be warned, in the light of history, that popularity evaporates very quickly if...

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Former MP for Bishop Auckland

Entered the House of Commons on 29 October 1924 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 18 September 1959 — General election

Also represented Camberwell Peckham

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