Former MP for Bolton
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May I ask whether the alteration of the date to 12th July will affect the dates for nomination and for the announcement of the poll?
As my constituency is one of those affected, may I ask the Prime Minister whether it would be possible, by a short Bill, to arrange that those constituencies which are on holiday should vote on the Monday or, alternatively, that they should be able to vote, say, at Blackpool or one of those holiday places?
I do not know who drafted the White Paper, but its diction does not seem to bear the imprint of the regular civil servant mind. I expect that Lord Keynes had something to do with the drafting. I think we are all agreed it is a brilliantly written document, and much more interesting to read than the normal White Paper. To my constituents when I have had to declare my viewe on industrial...
Former MP for Bolton
Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 15 June 1945 — General election
Also represented Kingston upon Hull South West
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