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Mr George Hirst

Former MP for Wentworth

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Recent appearances

  • Civil Estimates, 1933: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. 11 Jul 1933

    I regret that the Minister of Agriculture has never attempted to deal with drainage or even with the flooded areas. The matter was discussed a year ago, when Bentley was suffering from one of the biggest floods it had had for a great number of years. Whenever there are signs of a storm, the people in these areas wonder what is going to happen. The Division that I represent is one of the worst...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Mitchell Main Colliery, Wombwell. 11 Apr 1933

    Is the hon. Gentleman aware that, when they sold part of their quota amounting to 7,000 tons in 1931 and 1932, it was due to the fact that the seam had run out; and seeing that they had to drive two pairs of drifts down to get at the Silkstone seam, is not that a developing colliery which ought to have the quota altered from what it is at the present time? Is he aware that they sold 7,000...
  • Orders of the Day — Supply.: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. 15 Jun 1932

    It is not my intention to follow the last speaker in his reference to stock-raising, but I wish to say a few words in connection with the flooding in the area which I represent. It has been flooded as often, I think, as any other area in Yorkshire, and is one of the worst areas for floods, with the exception of Bentley. It affects five villages when the heavy rain comes, and apart from the...

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Former MP for Wentworth

Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 13 November 1933 — Died

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