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Mr Leslie Hore-Belisha

Former MP for Plymouth, Devonport

Recent appearances

  • Civil Estimates, 1945: Family Allowances Bill 11 Jun 1945

    I beg to move, "That the Clause be read a Second time." It would perhaps be convenient to the House if I were to make a statement on the two new Clauses which appear in my name on the Order Paper. On the Committee stage of this important Measure, which my right hon. Friend and predecessor so creditably introduced, many suggestions and criticisms were made. In the natural course of events...
  • Civil Estimates, 1945: Family Allowances Bill 11 Jun 1945

    I only wanted to say that I was aware of the anomaly. The benefits which will result under the Clause are as follow: The serving soldier's first child will continue to receive 12s. 6d. His second and subsequent children will receive 17s. 6d. each, or an equivalent benefit of 17s. 6d. The first child of a sailor's, soldier's or airman's widow will receive us. and his second and subsequent...
  • Civil Estimates, 1945: Family Allowances Bill 11 Jun 1945

    Might I interrupt? I cannot allow that to be said. There was no duress at all. This Bill was introduced by the late Government. Hon. Members in all parts of the House came to the new Government and asked whether, despite the shortness of time, we could get the Bill through. We did the best we could with good will on all sides, as the right hon. Gentleman the Member for East Edinburgh (Mr....

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Former MP for Plymouth, Devonport

Entered the House of Commons on 6 December 1923 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 15 June 1945 — General election

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