Viscount Elmley

Former MP for Norfolk Eastern

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Recent appearances

  • Flooding and Coast Erosion, Norfolk. 14 Apr 1938

    My purpose in raising the allied subjects of coast erosion and flooding by the sea in Norfolk is to show the very difficult position of the East Norfolk River Catchment Board which has to deal with these matters. Also, I do so, in order to give the Minister a more favourable opportunity of making a statement on this matter than he had when he was in the district last Friday and Saturday. I...
  • Flooding and Coast Erosion, Norfolk. 14 Apr 1938

    Is my right hon. Friend aware that whenever I have raised this question with the Board of Trade, they have always denied responsibility and referred me to his Department?
  • Flooding and Coast Erosion, Norfolk. 14 Apr 1938

    Will my right hon. Friend bear in mind that there is a limit to which local taxpayers can go?

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Former MP for Norfolk Eastern

Entered the House of Commons on 30 May 1929 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 15 November 1938 — unknown

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