Mr Robert Dennison

Former MP for Birmingham King's Norton

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government and Rating.: Freight Rebates. 27 Mar 1929

    29. asked the Minister of Transport if he is aware that the Associations of Coal Owners in Monmouthshire, South Wales, and the Forest of Dean have directed that the freight rebates on all coal are to be retained by the colliery companies; and what steps it is proposed to take to secure to the iron and steel and other industries the relief intended to accrue to them from the rebate on freights?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government and Rating.: Freight Rebates. 27 Mar 1929

    I have seen the answer which the hon. and gallant Gentleman has already given to the question, but will he please state why it was that the President of the Board of Trade during the discussion of this Bill made it clear that the freight rebate to the companies would be carried over to the iron and steel industries and to other industries using coal?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Petrol Prices. 13 Mar 1929

    46. asked the Prime Minister if the oil companies have yet submitted a statement to the Government giving reasons for the recent increase of 2¼d. per gallon in the price of petrol; and, if so, will he inform the House of the contents of the communication?

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Former MP for Birmingham King's Norton

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

Left the House of Commons on 10 May 1929 — General election

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