Mr William Joynson-Hicks

Former MP for Twickenham

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  • Oral Answers to Questions — Barking Hospital (Sweepstake). 9 May 1929

    My attention was called to the fact that tickets were being publicly sold, which clearly brought it within the provisions of the Lottery Act. I communicated with the promoters, and the promoters withdrew the lottery.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Barking Hospital (Sweepstake). 9 May 1929

    Yes, I am quite satisfied that the cases are distinguishable. As I explained to the House a fortnight ago, the Stock Exchange draw was a privately conducted draw, and tickets were not sold to the general public, but in this case I have actually got a letter from the hon. secretary enclosing to a perfect stranger a book of tickets, asking him to sell them and offering him any more that he...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Barking Hospital (Sweepstake). 9 May 1929

    That is not the point. The point is whether they are sold by the promoters to the general public, and the information in my possession is that they are sold by the promoters to members of their own body.

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Former MP for Twickenham

Entered the House of Commons on 24 April 1908 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 5 July 1929 — unknown

Also represented Brentford; Manchester North West

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