Captain Hon. Michael Knatchbull

Former MP for Ashford

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Bicycles (Taxation). 3 May 1932

    35. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what revenue would be derived from a tax of half-a-crown on all bicycles in use in Great Britain; and whether the expenses of collecting such a tax would be such as to absorb any appreciable part of the proceeds?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — National Mark Scheme. 24 Mar 1932

    27. asked the Minister of Agriculture if he can now snake a statement as to the inclusion of additional products under national mark schemes?
  • Orders of the Day — Supply.: Sir Philip Sassoon's Statement. 10 Mar 1932

    In rising to address the House for the first time, may I plead for that indulgence which the House always most generously gives to those who are undergoing that ordeal. To be perfectly frank, I admit that my feelings at this moment bear a remarkable resemblance to those which I experienced on my first passenger flight in an aeroplane, in 1912, just 20 years ago. As this is a very technical...

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Former MP for Ashford

Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1931 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 15 February 1933 — unknown

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